UKC

22m.

Rockfax Description
Climb a slippery crack in the orange-tinted side-wall then its right-trending continuation to the final wide section. A photogenic and well-protected classic. © Rockfax

FA. Arthur Birtwhistle 1950.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Over the Moors 3 Star Magical Mystery Tour, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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curly8 6 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Done clean at the second attempt (four years after the first!) This is a winner, steep, well-protected moves, and the crux at the top... Took a bit of figuring out - go for it!
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βeta: Done clean at the second attempt (four years after the first!) This is a winner, steep, well-protected moves, and the crux at the top... Took a bit of figuring out - go for it!
Jon Stewart 6 Sep, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: contender for best grit VS IMO- (tough crux though...Kinder 5a!)
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βeta: contender for best grit VS IMO- (tough crux though...Kinder 5a!)
Gordon Stainforth 18 Jul, 1999 Show βeta
βeta: Felt like a 'big' lead, with mountain atmosphere. Very interesting 5B? crux. Marred by a very loose top.
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βeta: Felt like a 'big' lead, with mountain atmosphere. Very interesting 5B? crux. Marred by a very loose top.

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Grade: VS 4c ***
(Dovedale)
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