24m. The astounding axe-edge arete may by the most impressive piece of grit in the Peak. Gain the arete from 8m up Route 1 and head up and left with sustained and precarious difficulties to the terrifying final arete. © Rockfax
FA. John Hartley (as The Prow) 1969 FFA Dougie Hall 1986
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