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There is a loose flake on pitch 6 of Giant's Crawl near the belay - extreme care is needed.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

Peregrines have been known to nest on the upper section of B Buttress, above Giants Crawl as well as C Buttress. The last time the birds were known to nest was 2014, but if visiting the crag early in the season please be aware that they could return and report to the BMC if birds are seen nesting.

Rockfax Description
Exemplary groove and wall moves topped off with an exposed final overhang. Start at a small spike belay on a grass ledge below the groove. Move up leftwards, then head back right and up into the groove. Climb the groove to where it overhangs at a short crack. Traverse left around the rib and climb up to the overhangs. Move left below the overhangs to a final quick pull over it on good holds to easier ground and a belay on Giant's Crawl. Alternatively, from the short crack, continue steeply up the crack to a narrow ledge and move left below the overhangs. © Rockfax


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High E5
Mid E5
Low E5
High E4
Mid E4
Low E4
High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
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High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
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Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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Route of Interest

Grade: E4 6a ***
(Kern Knotts)

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