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Rockfax Description
A tough pitch and one of the Lake District's first 'extremes'. Start on the right of the raised ledge below a crack/corner.
1) 4c, 14m. Left of the crack/corner is a series of short blind corners. Follow these leftwards and up to a belay ledge.
2) 5b, 17m. Move up the left-leaning corner for 5m then make a strenuous series of pulls out right to an easing. Continue up a corner to a tree-covered ledge.
3) 4c, 20m. Finish up the groove at the back of the ledge. © Rockfax

Ticklists

Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes, Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers, Jim Birkett First Ascents, A Lakeland E1 Odessey

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Gormenghast

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Heron Crag, Eskdale)