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16m.

Rockfax Description
A classic. Start up the outer arete of the buttress and mantel awkwardly onto a ledge. Step left and make a second mantel over a bulge onto a sloping shelf, then step right and mantel (again!) past an undercut crack. Finish easily out to the right. © Rockfax

FA. Albert Shutt 1949.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Northern Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Do you climb Very Severe?, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond in 3 stars, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), Dovestone Tor, The Gritlist, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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Dave Musgrove Jnr 19 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Quality VS
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βeta: Quality VS
LakesWinter 14 May Show βeta
βeta: Seconded previously. Classic
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βeta: Seconded previously. Classic
LakesWinter 14 May Show βeta
βeta: Seconded previously. Classic
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βeta: Seconded previously. Classic
cmsg 10 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Oodles of gear, and the difficulties, such as they were, were all over in the blink of an eye. Good fun, with excellent positions, but three stars is not justified. HS 4c, one (well-deserved) star. Left me wishing I'd done the Shylock Finish.
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βeta: Oodles of gear, and the difficulties, such as they were, were all over in the blink of an eye. Good fun, with excellent positions, but three stars is not justified. HS 4c, one (well-deserved) star. Left me wishing I'd done the Shylock Finish.
Duncan I 18 May, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Hard Severe and lots of it. Good gear and a lot of good rests between the tricky bits. What's VS about it?
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βeta: Hard Severe and lots of it. Good gear and a lot of good rests between the tricky bits. What's VS about it?
lithos 21 Jul, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: simon you 2nd' it ! I think VS 4c is correct (i thnk the implication is it used to be undergraded) and the crux is the last, ie i agree with the desc.
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βeta: simon you 2nd' it ! I think VS 4c is correct (i thnk the implication is it used to be undergraded) and the crux is the last, ie i agree with the desc.
Simon Caldwell 21 Jul, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: I thought the mantels were easy 4c, 4a, and 4b. All well-protected, maybe HS 4c overall.
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βeta: I thought the mantels were easy 4c, 4a, and 4b. All well-protected, maybe HS 4c overall.

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High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 85
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 80
Votes cast 81
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Soloed
Alt Leads
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
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Route of Interest

Saul's ArĂȘte

Grade: VS 4c ***
(Stanage Plantation)