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Rockfax Description
Excellent steep climbing up the imposing buttress. Tackle the steepening crack left of the deep gully to its end then hand traverse out left to a ledge. Climb more steep cracks to another ledge then finish though the bulge directly above. A tougher finish is to traverse back to the right arete and finish up the awkward undercut groove there - HVS 5b. © Rockfax

FA. Fred Pigott 1920.

Ticklists

Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, The Peak: Past and Present, 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, ROCKFAX Eastern Grit TOP 500: S and VS

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Nick Smith - Climbers 10 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: The wild finish on the left arete is excellent, but fairly run out. The right-hand finish is currently rather spoilt by the cremation ashes dumped all over the finishing holds (!)
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βeta: The wild finish on the left arete is excellent, but fairly run out. The right-hand finish is currently rather spoilt by the cremation ashes dumped all over the finishing holds (!)
Chris Craggs 28 May, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I am puzzled why people think this HVS - good gear and 4c do not a HVS make! Odd.
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βeta: I am puzzled why people think this HVS - good gear and 4c do not a HVS make! Odd.

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Grade: VS 4c ***
(Dovestone Tor)