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Childhood's End*** E4 6a

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[Paul Ingham on Childhood's End [E4 6a], Ravensheugh Crag. 1979., 3 kb]14m. Start round to the right and climb leftwards to gain the base of the shallow left-trending groove. Climb this, sustained and excellent, until the groove fizzles out and a tricky little traverse scoots left into the upper section of Ravensheugh Crack. © ROCKFAX
An utterly Brilliant route and a benchmark at the grade. The start is bouldery and soon leads to ok gear and a long reach (crux?)to the flake. Storm up this, filling the crack with good cams. From here make Gaia-esqe (no feet- albeit easier) moves across to a beautiful jamming finish.

Photo: Paul Ingham on Childhood's End [E4 6a], Ravensheugh Crag. 1979. © Tony Marr
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This climb is in 4 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Very good, needs a wipe down before leading quite gritty at the moment
petegunn - TR - 17/Apr/11 with Davina

One of the best routes I've ever done. Brilliant position, climbing and gale!
Franco Cookson OLD - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with David Warburton

Franco Cookson - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 1980

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Adam_42, Graham Booth, Hidden, Hidden, hobblingfool

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