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leach" bat malham.
110m, 3 pitches.
Start right of Small plaque (via Aitor) follow glue in SS bolts (spaced) to cave stance. Next heads out right over lip and past bulge and old chain to better stance on ledge. The last pitch shared with 3 routes has no gear and finishes at abseil point below the scamble to summit.( looks a bit loose up there).
25m and 30m abseil down east face.
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