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Rockfax Description
Trend right up the wall then finish direct. A bit reachy in its central section, to a high crux. Escaping right is only worth VS. © Rockfax

FA. Dave Gregory 1964.

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500

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Chris the Tall 3 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Right hand wall now appears as Wollock Direct -HVS 5c - but I prefer to regard it as a boulder problem and then sneak off to the crack. There is also a left hand variant to Wollock, trend towards the blunt arete and head for the gap in the capping block. E1 5a/b, gets very slopey at the final break and the top isn't much better
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βeta: Right hand wall now appears as Wollock Direct -HVS 5c - but I prefer to regard it as a boulder problem and then sneak off to the crack. There is also a left hand variant to Wollock, trend towards the blunt arete and head for the gap in the capping block. E1 5a/b, gets very slopey at the final break and the top isn't much better
Duncan I 1 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Difficult to grade. 4c is about right. And probably HVS. I put a rope on for the eliminate to the right - what fun! How come it's not route in it's own right? HVS 5b/5c depending on your height and worth a star.
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βeta: Difficult to grade. 4c is about right. And probably HVS. I put a rope on for the eliminate to the right - what fun! How come it's not route in it's own right? HVS 5b/5c depending on your height and worth a star.
Jon Stewart 30 Jun, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: yep, the wall to the right is a cool little route and didn't feel too contrived to warrant a mention...hvs 5c, but only just 5c?
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βeta: yep, the wall to the right is a cool little route and didn't feel too contrived to warrant a mention...hvs 5c, but only just 5c?
Iggy_B 9 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Sneaky off right makes for a nice VS 4b and leaves just when the holds stop being perfect! If I had had a rope I'd have gone for the HVS way.
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βeta: Sneaky off right makes for a nice VS 4b and leaves just when the holds stop being perfect! If I had had a rope I'd have gone for the HVS way.
Monk 16 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Wierd one to judge. I thought the protection was adequate - much better than the grade would suggest. I spent too much time faffing with marginal placements (due to the undeserved reputation) only to move up to find good ones so got very pumped. The climbing felt strenuous for 4c but not much harder and certainly felt more HVS than VS.
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βeta: Wierd one to judge. I thought the protection was adequate - much better than the grade would suggest. I spent too much time faffing with marginal placements (due to the undeserved reputation) only to move up to find good ones so got very pumped. The climbing felt strenuous for 4c but not much harder and certainly felt more HVS than VS.
Whealiebob 5 Nov, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Don't let the first few easyish (but very nice) moves lull you into a sense of false security...
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βeta: Don't let the first few easyish (but very nice) moves lull you into a sense of false security...

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High E1
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High HVS
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High VS
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High 5a
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High 4c
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High 4b
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Votes cast 47
Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest

Bond Street

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Millstone Edge)