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Although the climbing takes a while to get going, the top pitch is one of the most memorable and exposed on the crag giving excellent well-protected climbing. Start as for The Crack.
1) 4b, 22m. As for The Crack.
2) 4c, 19m. Move up right to a block below an overhang, then climb the wide crack above it to a stance and belay in the corner.
3) 5b, 20m. Climb up the corner and move out left to a small ledge on the arete. Ascend steeply on the right side of the arete then move left around it to the base of a thin crack. Climb up the crack before stepping right to easier ground and the top not far above. © Rockfax


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Jaomes 6 Jul Show βeta
βeta: P1 and P3. P3 amazing, like a sport route after the first few metres
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βeta: P1 and P3. P3 amazing, like a sport route after the first few metres

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Night of the Hot Pies

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Cathedral Quarry/Black Hole)