18m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
1) 6a, 10m. Start on the left and make hard moves past poor gear until you can sprint up the arete to the Pedestal.
2) 5c, 8m (The Helter Skelter Finish). Take the continuation arete until a couple of gripping moves left enter a short groove. Continuing up the arete is Night Prowler, E6 6a. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Thought to be E5 by the few who have ventured upwards.

FA. (Pitch 1) Jonny Woodward 1979. FA. (Pitch 2) Steve Bancroft 1977.


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mark s 21 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: the top arete has been done at e6 6a
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βeta: the top arete has been done at e6 6a

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Grade: E4 6c ***
(Ina’s Rock and Alton Cliff)
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