UKC

12m.

Rockfax Description
A bruising battle for most. From a big thread, hand traverse the greasy flange and finger-jam the roof-crack. Once established on the front face things ease instantly. A VS from when grades were random, though there was a big jug on the lip back then. © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown 1950.

Ticklists

Gritstone's finest gruesome and damaging struggles , Wide Cracks , Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List , Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day , Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans , Joe Brown's Three-Star Grit-List , Pete's 150 Peak Extremes , Joe Browns Shops 50th Anniversary Celebration Routes List , The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage , Definitive *** Peak Grit , Froggat and Curbar Big Cracks , Froggatt Cracks (Eastern Grit recommended ticklist) , Crackageddon , An attempt at a definitive list of Joe Brown's FA/FFA in the Peak District , Post-lockdown Peak jamming hoedown , Wired Peak District Grit Graded List , Wired Peak District Grit (2020) *** List , Yo , Ultimate List of Peak District Crack Climbs , Big trad grit list , Peak District Gritstone: Graham Hoey's Best Routes for Moving on to E2 , Climber's Club Jamfest List Meet , 2022 Rockfax Eastern Grit Graded List

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keepguessing 23 Jul, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Get some gloves and fist jam your way to glory round the lip. Size 5 cam is nice size 4 cam is almost essential.
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βeta: Get some gloves and fist jam your way to glory round the lip. Size 5 cam is nice size 4 cam is almost essential.
JR 23 Apr, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Comparatively easier than tower chimney at stanage.
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βeta: Comparatively easier than tower chimney at stanage.
fattybiscuits 5 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: mate - hands off rest left foot on slab, back of head smearing on the gritstone behind... and no jams necessary for sure!
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βeta: mate - hands off rest left foot on slab, back of head smearing on the gritstone behind... and no jams necessary for sure!
UKB Shark 4 Jan, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Friend 5 useful as is creative thinking.
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βeta: Friend 5 useful as is creative thinking.
LakesWinter 5 Mar, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: Why isn\'t Cave Crawl in the guide? It is truely unique amongst all the routes of the peak in making you think you\'ll die by getting stuck and never getting out again. This, added to the rabbit from a hole experience of popping out of the top of the innards of Swimmers Chimney makes it well worth doing!
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βeta: Why isn't Cave Crawl in the guide? It is truely unique amongst all the routes of the peak in making you think you'll die by getting stuck and never getting out again. This, added to the rabbit from a hole experience of popping out of the top of the innards of Swimmers Chimney makes it well worth doing!

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Grade: E3 6a ***
(Cratcliffe Tor)

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