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Rockfax Description
Fantastically varied and super-sustained climbing on good rock. Start at a short slab below and right of a large tree in a break.
1) 5b, 35m. Move up to the right-hand side of the tree and climb steeply right of it, past the overhang, to a pocketed crack. Move up the crack a short way before striding left and then on up to a flake. Head on up rightwards to a short wall, which leads to a ledge and tree belay.
2) 5b, 40m. Move awkwardly up on the left and go right to a corner that leads to a ledge. Continue in the same line to a big flake that allows a narrow corner to be reached and the finish not far above. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
A superb and surprisingly fast drying route taking the slabs and walls to the L. of Arcturus. Technically easier than its more popular neighbour but more sustained and with finer climbing.

Ticklists

Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice, Ultimate E1 ticklist, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes, Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival 2017, A Lakeland E1 Odessey, UK Holiday Plans, The best the lakes has to offer for mere mortals (because it's not always as wet as kez thinks), Nuts of Legends, ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50, A Lakeland Apprenticeship

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Route of Interest

The Buttonhook Route

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Kern Knotts)