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Rockfax Description
A well-positioned climb that has a serious initial wall. Start down and right of the perched block, below a small overlap and narrow groove.
1) 5c, 30m. From the overlap, make a bold move up and right to gain the wall just right of the groove. Further serious moves lead to a horizontal break. Traverse right and take the excellent crack and wall to the belay at the top of the first pitch of Leopard's Crawl.
2) 4c, 20m. Pitch 2 of Leopard's Crawl. © Rockfax

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robmatheson 18 Apr, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: 50 years ago, to the day, I did the first ascent with my Dad, Murdoch. Cold and very damp conditions added to the spice today so it felt E2 ! Climbed the original way by traversing out low down with the good rock 3 in the horizontal slot above you -- eliminates the "serious"feeling !? Great pitch by combining both, but I'm biased ! Thanks to Craig for patient filming.
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βeta: 50 years ago, to the day, I did the first ascent with my Dad, Murdoch. Cold and very damp conditions added to the spice today so it felt E2 ! Climbed the original way by traversing out low down with the good rock 3 in the horizontal slot above you -- eliminates the "serious"feeling !? Great pitch by combining both, but I'm biased ! Thanks to Craig for patient filming.
GPN 22 Jun, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Unlike most, I think this is E1. There’s a good micro cam and wire up and left to protect the traverse right. Good gear after that. Typically the line in the wired select guide is in the wrong place (and they’ve removed most of the description!).
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βeta: Unlike most, I think this is E1. There’s a good micro cam and wire up and left to protect the traverse right. Good gear after that. Typically the line in the wired select guide is in the wrong place (and they’ve removed most of the description!).

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Grade: E2 5b ***
(North Buttress/Cambridge Crag)

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