Straight and Narrow** E3 5c

Rockfax Description
The sharp arete on its left-hand side throughout. Bold moves to reach the runners on Brown's Eliminate then bolder again above. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Direct start to Brown's Eliminate but can be continued up the arete above the ledge

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

bigdrew - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Dunc, Ian Milward

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Rosh

Felt hard, but maybe I'm just a wuss! Couple of falls and lost my nerve. Nearly got stood up on the flatty after the mid height ledge which would have probably sealed it. Gets E3 6a in the BMC guide.
spidermonkey09 - Lead dnf - 11/Jan/14 with Jack Knight

little help from snow but more natural line, v good
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/12

Couldnt quite manage the upper arete of the proper 'Direct' so finished with this. Still makes a more complete route for Browns eliminate IMHO, better than traversing in...
Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12

Bouldered up to the mid-height, but did not fancy commiting farther up in the end after several climbing up and down. So, I took off the cams and traversed to Green Gut, or attempted, but the wind was pretty strong towards it, so asked a passer-by climber, who has just finished climbing Green Gut, for a help to belay me from the above while traversing... It was my first time to ask a passer-by climber for this kind of help. I was safe and sound.
masa-alpin - Lead dnf - 13/May/12 with Chris G, Lee P

gingerwolf - TR O/S - 02/Jan/12

Couldn't commit to the top arete of browns eliminate direct, lots of up/down climbing but just couldn't see a way without grabbing the browns eliminate jug. Oh well.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 2012

J.Wells - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/11 with Mark Rankine

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/11

oliver.ghill91 - TR O/S - 30/Oct/10

ig248 - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Tried to finish up the arete but wasn't flexible enough!
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10 with Tom Lyons

Boy - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 2008

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Mar/04

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/00

finished up Brown's
Roget - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/97

craig d - 1993

Technical but short. Adds interest to the original route.
Sean Kelly - Lead - 1990 with John Hynes

Hidden - Solo - 14/Aug/88

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/87

hodjster - Solo O/S - Nov/80

KRB - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/80

uphillnow - 1970

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