UKC

Rockfax Description
Absorbing climbing above good gear. Start at the overhanging right-facing corner. Climb the awkward corner to where it eases and pull out left to a ledge. Continue up to join the groove again then head leftwards to the lower break. Traverse right to a flake-line in the wall above. Head up the flake then make some thin moves up left to the upper break. Pull over the overhang above and finish up a narrow corner. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Varied and interesting climbing up the centre of the face, with cruxes of escalating difficulty. Squirm up the rather traditional groove until spat out leftwards onto a good flake. Bold and delicate moves above this lead to the continuation of the groove and SB break above. Swing right into the undercut flake, then move left and up or up and left to eventually reach the next break and steady pullover into the finishing groove.

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JJ Spooner 8 Aug, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Be careful! We removed an enormous loose block from just below the Ab point. Seems safe enough now but there is some loose rock about.
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βeta: Be careful! We removed an enormous loose block from just below the Ab point. Seems safe enough now but there is some loose rock about.
John Kettle 20 Sep, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Replaced the ab tat and snaplink with a static rope and stainless ring provided by Cumbria Bolt Fund.
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βeta: Replaced the ab tat and snaplink with a static rope and stainless ring provided by Cumbria Bolt Fund.
Misha 9 Sep, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Save a green cam for the crux. Not a great placement but seemed to hold. A green Totem might be better? Took sky hooks but didn’t think they were needed.
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βeta: Save a green cam for the crux. Not a great placement but seemed to hold. A green Totem might be better? Took sky hooks but didn’t think they were needed.
Misha 9 Sep, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: In situ an tat and crab on the belay flake (taken from the dubious perched block just right).
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βeta: In situ an tat and crab on the belay flake (taken from the dubious perched block just right).

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Style of Ascent
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Grade: E4 6a ***
(Raven Crag, Threshthwaite Cove)

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