42m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A big, atmospheric line that follows the right-bounding fissure above the small zawn. The start is sometimes damp and needs time to dry out.
1) 5b, 20m. Move into the back of the zawn (ledge) and climb outwards on the left wall (looking in) to gain a bottomless chimney and corner above, which leads to the fault-line.
2) 5a, 22m. Ascend the crack steeply past a roof. Continue in the same line to the top, finishing on a solid ledge. © Rockfax

FA. G.Smith, Richard Crewe 3.10.1971. FFA. Howard Lancashire 03/Oct/1971

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ian bryant 21 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: do the soul sacrifice start, it's much cleaner and better climbing. the corner crack is quite dirty in places and the belay ledge is totally caked in guano. agree that the move over the roof should be 5b - i tried to turn it on the right but ended up coming back at the peg. reasonable gear all the way though.
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βeta: do the soul sacrifice start, it's much cleaner and better climbing. the corner crack is quite dirty in places and the belay ledge is totally caked in guano. agree that the move over the roof should be 5b - i tried to turn it on the right but ended up coming back at the peg. reasonable gear all the way though.
feilx 7 Feb, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Did the alterative start up Soul Sacrifice so can’t comment on the first pitch but I thought the move over the roof on the second pitch was hard for 5a.
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βeta: Did the alterative start up Soul Sacrifice so can’t comment on the first pitch but I thought the move over the roof on the second pitch was hard for 5a.
Haggis 6 Oct, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Do it in 3 pitches at least! 1 - Traverse to the back of the cave 5c 2 - Up and across the roof to a hanging belay just past the end of the roof 5b 3 - Follow the crackline to the top 5b Very interesting route.
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βeta: Do it in 3 pitches at least! 1 - Traverse to the back of the cave 5c 2 - Up and across the roof to a hanging belay just past the end of the roof 5b 3 - Follow the crackline to the top 5b Very interesting route.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
ian bryant ??, 2015 -
ianto ??, 2013 -
Hidden 14 Oct, 2011 Lead
Marti999 16 Sep, 2010 Lead β excelent 2 star route. very hard route start up the grove hard route finding. missing the first pitch reduces the grade and the stars
excelent 2 star route. very hard route start up the grove hard route finding. missing the first pitch reduces the grade and the stars
Graham C 16 Sep, 2010 2nd
Hidden 1 Aug, 2010 AltLd
Ed Babs 1 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S alternative start via SS
alternative start via SS
scott titt ??, 2009 -
feilx ??, 2005 -
Hidden ?Jan, 2004 AltLd
Hidden ??, 2004 AltLd dog
JimR ??, 1983 -
Nigel Coe 14 Sep, 1982 AltLd One aid peg, when the start was up the arete.
with Tim Dunsby
One aid peg, when the start was up the arete.
with Tim Dunsby
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