UKC

16m.

Rockfax Description
Classic. Climb the ledgy left arete then balance right into the beckoning groove. Up this delicately to ledges out right then step right again for a gritty finish. Harder for the very short. © Rockfax

FA. Les Ainsworth 1960s 1965.

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ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Very good routes in the UK, Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, McCoys Homestyle trad

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strongy13 5 Aug, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Very very sandy due to high volumes of rain, severely reduced the friction. Backed off.
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βeta: Very very sandy due to high volumes of rain, severely reduced the friction. Backed off.
Tommy_shaw 30 Apr, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Very dirty needs more traffic
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βeta: Very dirty needs more traffic
match 20 Feb, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: nik's comment seconded - still VS4c if you're 5'6 (if that is 'short')
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βeta: nik's comment seconded - still VS4c if you're 5'6 (if that is 'short')
Iggy_B 23 Jun, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Nice route, better name. Two good gear placements in the middle protect all the tricky moves. Don't think locals top-rope (not sure if I count as a local) you may mean the far end, but most belay stakes are there to belay from...as there isn't anything else along the top, not sure where that strange assumption came from.
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βeta: Nice route, better name. Two good gear placements in the middle protect all the tricky moves. Don't think locals top-rope (not sure if I count as a local) you may mean the far end, but most belay stakes are there to belay from...as there isn't anything else along the top, not sure where that strange assumption came from.
Matt_b 22 Jun, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Bit bold on the first section, good technical climbing.
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βeta: Bit bold on the first section, good technical climbing.
JR 24 Apr, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Rocktart - Locals do not usually top rope routes at denham! Maye your getting confused with the scout and cadet groups!
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βeta: Rocktart - Locals do not usually top rope routes at denham! Maye your getting confused with the scout and cadet groups!
Harry Ikin 21 Mar, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Led it 20/03/05 and found loads of good gear on it. Easy VS at most. Technique not brawn required. Wasn't too sandy either.
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βeta: Led it 20/03/05 and found loads of good gear on it. Easy VS at most. Technique not brawn required. Wasn't too sandy either.
andi_e 8 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: led as my first trad outdoor lead! coolest climb, coolest name!
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βeta: led as my first trad outdoor lead! coolest climb, coolest name!
Rocktart 31 Mar, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Unusual for Denham in that it actually has reasonable gear (locals usually TR most routes, hence all the belay posts along the top). Nice route.
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βeta: Unusual for Denham in that it actually has reasonable gear (locals usually TR most routes, hence all the belay posts along the top). Nice route.

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