Climbs 180
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces SE

Buckbarrow Needle in November!! Perfect day © stimpey

Crag features

Some good and many poor routes on a series of fifteen buttresses. Can be quick drying. Imagine(E1), West Side Story(E4), Final Curtain(E6), Too Many Hands(E2), Freebird(E1), Needless Eliminate(E1), Lakeland Pioneers(E1), Fall Out(E1).

Approach notes

Up to 20-minute walk from the road below the crag. (Note that this is a different crag from Buckbarrow Crag in Longsleddale - which is on the E side of the Lakes; thanks, Bob Pattinson).

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  lower crag
2 Bagatelle
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MS 2
3 Cassation
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HS 2
4 Cassation (Variation)
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VS 4c 4
  ampitheater buttress
6 Ampitheater Buttress
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HVS 5a 1
7 Girdle Traverse
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VS 4c  
  long crag
9 Carousel
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S 2
10 Sideshow
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S  
11 Diamond Rib
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MVS 4b 4
12 Ejection
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VS 4b  
13 Injection
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MVS 4a  
14 Unnamed Groove
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HVS 5a * 7
15 Un-named Groove (Variation)
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VS 4c 1
16 Un-named Wall
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HVS 5a 3
17 Red Garden Massacre
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E3 5c * 3
18 Just Good Friends
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E2 5b * 3
19 The Movie
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E2 5c * 2
20 Connect 4
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E3 5c * 1
21 Lothlorian
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HVS 5a 9
22 The Owl
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VD  
23 The Owl (Variation)
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S 2
24 Howl
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E1 5b  
25 Hecate
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VS 4b 3
26 Dang-a-Ling
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MVS 4b  
27 Joint Effort
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VD 1
28 Kestrel
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HS  
29 Bran Flake
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HS  
30 Long Crag Girdle Traverse
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VS 4b  
  crescent wall and Gully buttress
32 Crescent Wall
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HS  
33 Cresent Crack
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S  
34 Cresent Ridge
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VD  
35 Jim's Wall
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VS 5a  
36 Jamie
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VS 4c  
37 Direct Finish
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VS 4c  
38 Tramline
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VS 4c  
39 Slab And Groove
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MVS 4a  
40 Scorpion
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VS 4b  
41 Prickle
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MVS 4a  
  witch buttress
43 Gagarin
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VD 31
44 The Director's Cut
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E4 6b * 2
45 A Cut Above
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E1 5b * 8
46 The Mysteron
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HVS 5b * 60
47 Swipe
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E2 5c * 6
48 Imagine
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E1 5b ** 28
49 Torch Song Trilogy
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E5 6b  
50 West Side Story
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E4 6a ** 13
51 Agent Orange
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HVS 5b  
52 Harmony
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HVS 5b  
53 Wild West Show
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E5 6b ** 1
54 Final Curtain
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E6 6b **  
55 East Enders
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E4 6a * 3
56 Witch
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VS 4c * 124
57 The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
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E4 6a  
58 Too Many Hands
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E2 5b * 22
59 Pace Maker
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VS 4c * 54
60 Wee Boots
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VS 4b  
61 Captain Scarlet
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HS 18
62 Divertimento
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VD 3
63 The Stitch
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VS 4c 2
64 Satin
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HVS 5a 4
65 Freebird
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E2 5c *  
  moss slab
67 Left Hand Route
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S 1
68 Central Line
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VD  
69 J.C.B. G.T.
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MS  
70 Short And Brutish
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S  
71 Dunn's Delight
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S  
  pike crag
73 Attic Stairs 1
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MVS 2
74 Living in Sin
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E1 5a * 3
75 Junkie
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E1 5b  
76 Mainline
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E2 5c 5
77 Needless Eliminate
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E1 5b ** 46
78 Belter
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E4 6b 3
79 Needle Front
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E1 5b * 20
80 The Buckbarrow Needle
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VS 4c * 88
81 The Last of the Summer Wine
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E1 5b * 27
82 Atlantis
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E2 5b 4
83 Banana
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VS 4c 1
84 Sunset Strip
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VS 4b 20
85 Rooster
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S 1
86 Blind Faith
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HVS 5a  
87 Santa Fe
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VS 4c * 7
88 Mark Twain
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VS 4b  
89 Hermes
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HVS 5a  
90 Huckleberry Fin
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VS 4c  
91 Flannel
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E1 5b * 1
92 Funnel
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VD  
93 Jockey
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HVS 5a  
94 Alchemy
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HVS 5a 1
95 The Jewel
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VS 4c * 4
96 The Crystal
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E2 5c 3
97 Joanne
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HVS 5a  
98 Surprise
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VS 4c 2
99 The Runt
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E2 5c 2
100 The Catch
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E1 5b * 3
101 Josephine
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VS 4b 1
102 Borodino
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HS 6
103 Shameless
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MVS 4a 3
104 Cretin Hop
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E2 5c * 5
105 Rob's Corner
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VS 4c 7
106 Rob's Roof
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VS 4c * 6
107 Three Pint Primer
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E2 5c  
108 Epidemic Crack
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VS 5a 3
109 The Gun
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E1 5a 7
  white band gill
111 The White Band
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D  
112 White Band Gully
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S  
113 The Gangway
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VS 4b  
114 Cromlech Groove
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VS 4b  
115 Cromlech Groove Direct
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VS  
116 Centre Post
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MVS 4a  
117 Serendipity
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HS  
118 Tickle-me-Fancy
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MVS 4a 1
119 Tickle-me-fancy Direct
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VS 4c  
120 Namless Crack
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VS 4b 2
121 Florence
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HS  
122 Zebedee
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VD  
123 Dougal
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VS 4b  
124 Magic Roundabout
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VS 4b  
  lakeland pioneers and pinnacle routes
126 B.J.
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MVS 4a  
127 J.P.
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MVS 4a  
128 Shorty
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HVS 5a  
129 Zeke
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MS  
130 Harriet
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E1 5b  
131 Norma Jean
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E3 6a 1
132 Lakeland Pioneers
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E1 5b ** 1
133 Left Edge Route
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HVS 5a  
134 Pinnacle Face Direct
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E3 6a 2
135 Pinnacle Face
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E1 5a 2
136 Right Edge Route
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E1 5b 1
137 Flakey Wall
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HVS 5a  
138 Old Strands
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VS 4c  
139 The Great Unwashed
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HVS 5a  
140 Attic Stairs II
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S  
141 Crack Special
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VS 4b  
142 Back Stairs
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HS  
143 Rusty Wall
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E2 5c 1
  eastern crags
145 Long Climb
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D  
146 Forked Gully
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HS  
147 Smirk
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VD  
148 Quirk
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HS  
149 Fingers
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HS  
150 Left Face Climb
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S  
151 Toby
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HS  
152 Right Face Climb
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none ?  
153 Rowan Tree Gully
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MS  
154 Central Face - Lower Climb
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S 1
155 Dexterity
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HS  
156 Pinnacle Buttress
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VS  
157 Rib And Groove
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VD  
158 Bright Interval
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MS  
159 The Weakest
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HS  
160 Sideline
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MVS 4a  
161 Hard Rain
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E1 5b  
162 Gully Wall Climb
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MS  
163 Flanker
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HS  
164 Rib Tickler
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VS 4b  
165 Danker
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VS 4b  
166 Barn Door Blues
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HVS 4c *  
167 Going Straight
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HVS 5a * 2
168 Midsummer Madness
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HVS 5a *  
169 Shock Treatment
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E1 5b *  
170 Sidewinder
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E1 5b  
171 Central Face Climb
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HS  
172 N.C.B.
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VS 4c  
173 Cadbury
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VS 4b  
174 Fall Out
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E1 5b *  
175 Fall Out (Variation Start)
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E1 5b  
176 Startling Starling
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VS 4b  
177 Hidden Gully
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none ?  
  Greendale Needle
179 The Mostest
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MS  
180 Tumbledown Chimney
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VD  
181 Greendale Needle
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VS 4b  
182 Blue Peter
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HVS 5a  
183 Greendale Corner
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VS 4c  
184 The Mayor West E5 6a 1
185 Collie's Route M 1
186 Pike Crag 2 ** 6
187 Queen Vic
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E6 6b ** 1
188 Goodness Nose HVS 5a ** 8
189 Impulse Control *
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VS 5a 4
190 Sixshooter *
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E1 5b * 4
191 Wild Beers * HVS 5a 2
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