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8m.

Rockfax Description
8m. Climb part way up the Matterhorn Boulder then teeter across to reach the face. Pull across with difficulty then step right to join and finish up Whisky Crack. © Rockfax

Claude Dean Frankland, Fred Pigott, pre 1923.

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Connoisseur's Classic Rock , Almscliff VS Challenge , Amazing Almscliff Amusements , Yorkshire Grit Vol 1 Best VS

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Ghost 19 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Traversed in on the (Matterhorn Boulder's) slab facing Pigott's Stride. Low stride worked well for placing gear (albeit blind) before committing to THE move. Horizontal crack was more positive further left. Exit onto the slab above was perhaps the most nerve-racking part of the climb!
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βeta: Traversed in on the (Matterhorn Boulder's) slab facing Pigott's Stride. Low stride worked well for placing gear (albeit blind) before committing to THE move. Horizontal crack was more positive further left. Exit onto the slab above was perhaps the most nerve-racking part of the climb!

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Grade: VS 4c ***
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