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22m.

Rockfax Description
Tackle the awkward and slippery elephant's-ear layback (crux?) to good ledges; belay. Climb the wall leftwards following the superb zig-zag crack into a final steep groove. © Rockfax

FA. Fred Pigott 1920. FA. (the flake start) Eric Byne 1933.

Ticklists

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/3/ A Decade of Expansion, The Black Rocks 1949 Guide VS Challenge, Stonnis Allstars, The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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Si dH 28 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: I struggles with the moves from the traverse to ge testablished inthe finsl crack, found the jams very baggy but not quite fist-width and so awkward, harder than the bit above anyway. The start was spoilt by the polish, laybacking with my feet slipping constantly wasnt great fun.
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βeta: I struggles with the moves from the traverse to ge testablished inthe finsl crack, found the jams very baggy but not quite fist-width and so awkward, harder than the bit above anyway. The start was spoilt by the polish, laybacking with my feet slipping constantly wasnt great fun.
Chris Craggs 28 May, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Also the very last move is tricky.
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βeta: Also the very last move is tricky.
Chris Craggs 28 May, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: The start is probably easier if you ignore the flake and sketch up the slab to its right!
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βeta: The start is probably easier if you ignore the flake and sketch up the slab to its right!
CragHead 30 Sep, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: No way it not 5a. More likely 4c - nice route.
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βeta: No way it not 5a. More likely 4c - nice route.

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Grade: VS 5a ***
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