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Rockfax Description
An airy pitch up the wall above the Kipling Groove overlap that requires a confident approach. High in the grade.
1) 10m. Make an easy traverse leftwards to a stance and belay just below the long band of overhangs - as for Kipling Groove.
2) 5c, 35m. Follow Kipling Groove until midway along the traverse under the overhang and make a committing pull over it to an easing (this section is shared with Midnight Movie - p.109). Climb intricately up the open groove above and move left to join Kipling Groove. Move up, then left, to a small perch. Ascend the groove and wall to the right to meet a horizontal break just below the top. Finish leftwards along the break. © Rockfax

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Grade: E2 5b ***
(Esk Buttress (Dow Crag))

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