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12m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the right arete of the slab directly (5a ) using very polished holds or tough undercutting from below the roof on the right. From ledges, climb the middle of the face out to the right. © Rockfax

FA. David Penlington 1951.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge, Birchen Edge 1981 guide routes

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Dale Berry 29 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: The direct up the arete start is considerably easier than 5b; just a bit of balance onto a pretty large foot hold. No more than easy 5a and thats probably adding something to it.
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βeta: The direct up the arete start is considerably easier than 5b; just a bit of balance onto a pretty large foot hold. No more than easy 5a and thats probably adding something to it.

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Long Climb

Grade: S 4a ***
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