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Rockfax Description
The centre of the slab has bold moves to the midway break (small cams) and then turns technical and reachy above. A bit escapable but the climbing is good enough to ignore that fact. © Rockfax

FA. John Allen 1985.

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, John Allen (gritstone) megamix

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Fiend 15 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: The BMC (and now Rockfax) grade of E3 5c is correct. Easy moves in reasonable conditions, the crux perhaps being stretching over to place the bomber cams! Slightly eliminate but good and continually nice climbing.
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βeta: The BMC (and now Rockfax) grade of E3 5c is correct. Easy moves in reasonable conditions, the crux perhaps being stretching over to place the bomber cams! Slightly eliminate but good and continually nice climbing.
john nightingale 27 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: E3 in the new guidebook, spot on. friend half, half way up and a surprisingly good friend 00 above, would hold a fall i think.
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βeta: E3 in the new guidebook, spot on. friend half, half way up and a surprisingly good friend 00 above, would hold a fall i think.
Robo 24 Jan, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Seems very bold for E2 5c...bottled it and ended up on Fringe...
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βeta: Seems very bold for E2 5c...bottled it and ended up on Fringe...
UKB Shark 23 Feb, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: followed it yesterday - we thought E2 fair though looking at comments soft touch E3 would also be ok
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βeta: followed it yesterday - we thought E2 fair though looking at comments soft touch E3 would also be ok
Ropeboy 21 Feb, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Have read the comments with interest so far; it's bold but not as bold as Brush Off so may be bottom end E3? A bold start lead to a much better protected upper half and I did it on a red hot day having vowed never to go on that slab again.
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βeta: Have read the comments with interest so far; it's bold but not as bold as Brush Off so may be bottom end E3? A bold start lead to a much better protected upper half and I did it on a red hot day having vowed never to go on that slab again.
Nick Smith - Climbers 15 Jun, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: Mildly bold?? There isn't any gear at all until the midway break, and perhaps one piece higher, near the top. Very scary indeed!
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βeta: Mildly bold?? There isn't any gear at all until the midway break, and perhaps one piece higher, near the top. Very scary indeed!

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Route of Interest

The Rasp Direct

Grade: E3 6a ***
(Higgar Tor)