The Arete*** E2 5c
[The Arete, Tintwistle Knarr, 2 kb]22m.

Rockfax Description
22m. The best route here and worth calling in for. Delicate, sustained and elegant moves, throughout with enough gear to allow the experience to be enjoyed . © ROCKFAX


FA. Pete Crew (2 pegs) 1962. FFA. John Allen 1973

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties.

Photo: The Arete, Tintwistle Knarr © Colin Brearley
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 68 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

C May - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/15 with Tim

Sustained but never pumpy, exposed but never scary, hard all the way but never desperate. Brilliant.
Longsufferingropeholder - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/15 with C May

So good I did it twice.
JimHolmes69 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/15 with AndyPratt88

AndyPratt88 - 2nd - 25/Jul/15 with Jim

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Tom Doldon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/15

harder than i remembered as felt like soloing
Dave Turnbull, BMC - Lead rpt - 22/Mar/15 with Harry Turnbull

Brilliant technical climbing. Almost fell off placing gear.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/14 with Kyle Wood

Mr. K - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14 with James Oswald

Seymore Butt - May/14

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Nick Conway

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Sep/13

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with Debbie

Nathanie1 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/13 with Louise Hall

Midges. Everywhere. Other than that, interesting climb.
Louise Hall - 2nd dog - 29/Aug/13 with Nathaniel Gjoderum-Symons

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Brown - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with John

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 08/May/13 with Liam Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/13

Frank the Husky - 2013

adie84 - 2013

neilh - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Phil Ashton

Coel Hellier - Lead - 05/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/12

Brilliant
Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Jon Taylor

Hidden - Lead - 25/Mar/12

Jay-Ast - TR O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Rosyk

Dave Gilling - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with Chris Parson

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with David Gilling

bwestwood - Lead - 02/May/11

davewsargent - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with peter sargent

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Dave Sargent

Excellent.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Jim

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Graeme Hammond

pbphil169 - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Oct/10

ClimberJimmyB - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/10 with Dan Matthewman

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Phil Craven

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/10

Awesome route. Seemed easy for E2 5c but good signal that my climbing is going well for so early in season. Very classy must do line!
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with Andy March

metal arms - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09

Dave Rumney - Lead - 04/Jul/09 with Tanya Milner

Ian Parnell - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with Jon Winter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

John Kettle - 10/Aug/07

Hidden - TR - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - TR - 19/Mar/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/05

Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 26/May/04

cem - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/03 with Liam Mark, Graham Dolman

ste_d - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/97 with mik

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/96

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jul/95

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 21/May/95 with Dee Herbert

Nicely technical.
Sean Kelly - May/95 with Keith Bolton

Roget - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/93 with colin

since led 1992
uphillnow - 2nd - Sep/90 with Mark Gray

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 16/Sep/89 with Trevor Massiah

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/85

Mark Kemball - Lead - 25/May/82 with Bill McKee

Al Evans - Lead - May/76

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Owen W-G, gavinpeach, The Pulsing Motorik of Neu!, PD, Just Another Dave, Ropeboy, AndyJBooth, Dan Lane, Mr Wild, Carl Smethurst

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