27m.

Rockfax Description
Arguably THE hard wall climb of its era. It's a mighty route, with a weighty reputation - and one which sees very few ascents even today, despite being featured on the cover of a famous hardback rock climbing book, and having no dodgy fixed gear.
It follows the soaring right-hand crack, which rather inconveniently peters out above the traverse of Dog Nobbler. The section above constitutes the crux; your aim is to press on to the next breakline, where the climbing becomes just a tad easier... © Rockfax

FA. Ron Fawcett 15/Jul/1982

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Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, Great Wall Climbs of the UK, 100 or so good E6s - aye Caff, The Best of Pembroke, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet)

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Hidden 8 Jun Lead
Adam24B 11 Apr, 2018 Lead RP Had a go on the shunt last year then came back yesterday for a quick shunt session. Two top rope goes today to check gear and conditions (a bit on the damp side) and then went for the lead placing gear as I went. Glad I didn't fall off the last moves onto my size one wires a good 6m below!
Had a go on the shunt last year then came back yesterday for a quick shunt session. Two top rope goes today to check gear and conditions (a bit on the damp side) and then went for the lead placing gear as I went. Glad I didn't fall off the last moves onto my size one wires a good 6m below!
Ed morris 9 Jun, 2017 Lead RP Had a quick session a week ago on the shunt, returned today and toproped it as the sections were wet, then lead placing the gear on lead once the wind had dried it. Excellent climbing. Would be a hard onsight.
Had a quick session a week ago on the shunt, returned today and toproped it as the sections were wet, then lead placing the gear on lead once the wind had dried it. Excellent climbing. Would be a hard onsight.
Tom Livingstone 8 Jun, 2016 Lead dnf 2 goes ground up. Got to within a move or two of the second break but no cigar. Cool climbing, rematch awaits.
2 goes ground up. Got to within a move or two of the second break but no cigar. Cool climbing, rematch awaits.
Twid Turner ??, 2016 -
hamer89 ?Jul, 2015 Lead RP Well ard and fingery climbing. Very thing and techy and a bit run out. Classic 80's wall climb by big ron.
Well ard and fingery climbing. Very thing and techy and a bit run out. Classic 80's wall climb by big ron.
pipof747 16 Sep, 2013 Lead RP Awesome climb, found crux brick hard, the top still pumpy.. big respect to big Ron!
Awesome climb, found crux brick hard, the top still pumpy.. big respect to big Ron!
Keendan 13 Jun, 2013 TR dog With the shunt. Desperate crux on opposing side pulls. Not psyched to return to it.
With the shunt. Desperate crux on opposing side pulls. Not psyched to return to it.
Hidden 13 Jun, 2013 TR dog
Hidden ??, 2000 Lead dnf
dr evil ??, 1993 -
keefe 26 Sep, 1991 -
Hidden ??, 1990 2nd O/S
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