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Rockfax Description
A testing route that crosses some impressive territory and has a run-out section on the upper part of the first pitch. Start at a small perched rock spanning from a spike.
1) 5a, 30m. From the perched block, move up rightwards to a crack on the right side of a smooth wall. Traverse right to an open groove/scoop and follow this boldly to a belay.
2) 4c, 20m. Move right 3m and then take the groove and cracks above to the top. © Rockfax

Ticklists

Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain , Ultimate HVS ticklist , Dow's Classic Non-Extremes , Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS , Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers , Jim Birkett First Ascents , 60 At 60 , Turbo-Punter's Tradification

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C Witter 15 Aug, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Enough gear and steady climbing during the traverse. Convincing gear is hard to arrange to protect the thin moves of the exit up the final groove and it's best to be confident at the grade.
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βeta: Enough gear and steady climbing during the traverse. Convincing gear is hard to arrange to protect the thin moves of the exit up the final groove and it's best to be confident at the grade.
kylelewin 26 Jun, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Pete lead p1. Awesome pitch with ace climbing. I lead p2. steady away and then a short scramble to the belay. CRAG SWAG - Had to leave a large nut (WC Classic Rock size 10 from memory) just right of the belay ledge at the top of P1 - just in the off chance any one finds it, happens to read this and wants to return it ;)
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βeta: Pete lead p1. Awesome pitch with ace climbing. I lead p2. steady away and then a short scramble to the belay. CRAG SWAG - Had to leave a large nut (WC Classic Rock size 10 from memory) just right of the belay ledge at the top of P1 - just in the off chance any one finds it, happens to read this and wants to return it ;)

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High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
Votes cast 79
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
Votes cast 70
Votes cast 76
Style of Ascent
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Followed
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Route of Interest
Scenic Cruise

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Boat Howe Crags)

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