UKC

14m.

Rockfax Description
Worthwhile. Starting just right of a low overhang (4b?) climb the crack and groove to a steep safe finish up a crack. © Rockfax

FA. Eric Byne early 1930s.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge, Birchen Edge 1981 guide routes, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List, Level 1 Peak Trad Routes

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Harry_Sutcliffe 30 Jun, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Butch start for a severe.
 
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βeta: Butch start for a severe.
tchnorton 10 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: I vote 4b, but Severe is ok. The first moves are hard but safe, the top move is well protectable.
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βeta: I vote 4b, but Severe is ok. The first moves are hard but safe, the top move is well protectable.
Nutkey 12 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Felt like S4b to me, even allowing for the dog's breakfast I made of the start.
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βeta: Felt like S4b to me, even allowing for the dog's breakfast I made of the start.
Dan_S 2 Mar, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Felt like S 4a, but I am tall, so not sure how this affects the route. Quality outing on good, mainly posative holds.
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βeta: Felt like S 4a, but I am tall, so not sure how this affects the route. Quality outing on good, mainly posative holds.

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Route of Interest

Black Hawk Hell Crack

Grade: S 4a ***
(Stanage Popular)
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