UKC

14m.

Rockfax Description
The once-pegged crack feels like a refugee from Millstone. The crux is at an awkward height off the ground, with tricky-to-place wires, just before the flat holds start to arrive and things ease. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Bancroft 1974. Aid climbed by Nat Allen in 1952..

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age, Pete's 150 Peak Extremes, Top 50 Peak Cracks, Froggatt Cracks (Eastern Grit recommended ticklist), Peak District Grit Graded List, Ultimate List of Peak District Crack Climbs, Eastern Grit Crack School - Part 2

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The old James turnbull 8 Oct, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: take a sursprising amount of medium to large cams, honest! its easier than having your belayer throw them to you when bricking it
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βeta: take a sursprising amount of medium to large cams, honest! its easier than having your belayer throw them to you when bricking it

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Style of Ascent
Lead
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Route of Interest

Midshipman / Plain Sailing

Grade: E2 6a ***
(Birchen Edge)
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