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20m.

Rockfax Description
A tough stopper mantelshelf guards access to the lovely hanging groove. This gives excellent and well-protected bridging. © Rockfax

FFA. Alan Clarke 1963.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Millstone HVS's, The Millstone 'Streets', World Graded List, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties, Ultimate HVS ticklist, Millstone * HVS In a day, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), 'The Quarrymen' Big Wall Training Route - Yosemite 5.9 ***, Rockfax Eastern Grit (2015) Top 50, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond in 3 stars, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), Michelle's crack ticklist, Millstone Edge, On Peak Rock, Definitive Eastern Grit top 50- 2001, 2006 and 2015 editions, The Gritlist, Jem's Time in the Peaks, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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dycotiles 18 Jul, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I guess the HVS is for technique rather than for sustained climbing. Anyway, by the looks of the old peg at the top, the final climbing is on a pseudo 6-7m run out so the HVS is well deserved . . .
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βeta: I guess the HVS is for technique rather than for sustained climbing. Anyway, by the looks of the old peg at the top, the final climbing is on a pseudo 6-7m run out so the HVS is well deserved . . .
GrahamD 12 Sep, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: The meat of the route is the awkward start. From then on, its pretty straightforward bridgeing. Probably a heresy to suggest that its not really sustained enough to be worth ***
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βeta: The meat of the route is the awkward start. From then on, its pretty straightforward bridgeing. Probably a heresy to suggest that its not really sustained enough to be worth ***
Jonny2vests 17 Aug, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Cut my teeth (ouch) on this route 10 years ago. Still a bitch to start for ickle people like me but after that - wow. Mark Fletcher (above) has got it right.
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βeta: Cut my teeth (ouch) on this route 10 years ago. Still a bitch to start for ickle people like me but after that - wow. Mark Fletcher (above) has got it right.
guy_r 26 Apr, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Oh man, just great.
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βeta: Oh man, just great.

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Knight's Move

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Burbage North)