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14m.

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The arete is gained from the left and is then followed on its right-hand side. The direct start up the steep lower arete is a nice 5b as long as your blinkers don't get in the way. © Rockfax

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All trad climbs at Birchen Edge, Birchen Edge 1981 guide routes

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tomcoomber 11 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Nice route but think I need to improve my blindly placing gear technique as it all fell out.
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βeta: Nice route but think I need to improve my blindly placing gear technique as it all fell out.
richardh 16 Nov, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: The 5c direct start is a great move from one of the best jugs I've ever used!! nice route all in all too.
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βeta: The 5c direct start is a great move from one of the best jugs I've ever used!! nice route all in all too.

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Route of Interest

Balcony Buttress

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