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14m.

Rockfax Description
The main groove is taken on excellent jams to the overhang and an awkward rest. Ape leftward (the tall can bridge it) to gain a square-cut groove. Up this to finish. © Rockfax

FA. Keith Axon 1949.

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 **+, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge, The Gritlist, Birchen Edge 1981 guide routes, Peak District Grit Graded List

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Fidget 10 Apr, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Fantastic route, really enjoyed it! It's got everything - a layback (I agree that it's more of a layback than a jamming crack), small ledges, big reaches, slab finish (we managed to finish straight up). If you've got some small nuts you can place them in the left crack to protect the traverse (as long as you've extended your pro on the right to reduce the drag). I dropped onto a crimp on the left from a bridged position, rather than climbing up and traversing the roof.
 
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βeta: Fantastic route, really enjoyed it! It's got everything - a layback (I agree that it's more of a layback than a jamming crack), small ledges, big reaches, slab finish (we managed to finish straight up). If you've got some small nuts you can place them in the left crack to protect the traverse (as long as you've extended your pro on the right to reduce the drag). I dropped onto a crimp on the left from a bridged position, rather than climbing up and traversing the roof.
Ander 14 Sep, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Enjoyed this route, a lot, so there.
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βeta: Enjoyed this route, a lot, so there.

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Manchester Buttress

Grade: HS 4b ***
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