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Rockfax Description
Climb the tricky wall (only 5b for the tall and talented) to the break, then step right and head up the slab to a tricky landing. © Rockfax

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Northern Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, Burbage North VS Challenge (Rockfax Eastern Grit)

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Andy Fielding 28 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I'm not tall but I am fairly agile so found getting my left foot in the pocket easy. This climb is all about technique. I'd give it 5a but there isn't that option in the list. No way is it 5c.
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βeta: I'm not tall but I am fairly agile so found getting my left foot in the pocket easy. This climb is all about technique. I'd give it 5a but there isn't that option in the list. No way is it 5c.
Iggy_B 9 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Just a bit reachy at the bottom, nice slab move at the top!
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βeta: Just a bit reachy at the bottom, nice slab move at the top!
Duz Walker 28 Apr, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: one reachy rockover with left hand to break (the lower pockets seeming useless) when left boot in pocket and right fingertips pushing on right most slot, then plain sailing to the flop out. Good solo.
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βeta: one reachy rockover with left hand to break (the lower pockets seeming useless) when left boot in pocket and right fingertips pushing on right most slot, then plain sailing to the flop out. Good solo.
wilkie14c 9 Jan, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: i agree with steve c, very hard top-out - belly-flop works! no1 rock and an 'rp' protects the start though, only climbed it because of the unusual grade!
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βeta: i agree with steve c, very hard top-out - belly-flop works! no1 rock and an 'rp' protects the start though, only climbed it because of the unusual grade!
Offwidth 25 Nov, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I think some climbers are missing the fact that the upper section climbs the slab right of Ash Tree Wall...this is not anything like VD.
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βeta: I think some climbers are missing the fact that the upper section climbs the slab right of Ash Tree Wall...this is not anything like VD.
gooose 15 Sep, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: If it feels harder than 5b you must be doing it wrong - honest.
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βeta: If it feels harder than 5b you must be doing it wrong - honest.
Monk 31 May, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: I don't think the top is VDiff. The move over the bulge felt harder than that to me.
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βeta: I don't think the top is VDiff. The move over the bulge felt harder than that to me.

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