UKC

22m.

Rockfax Description
Follow the strenuous thin crack in the wall to a possible stance - block belay. Pull boldly over a bulge and climb the wide crack/groove (big gear) to the capping roof, which is climbed on the left (as for Crack and Corner) on surprising holds. © Rockfax

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ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List , 2024 , Roaches 2024 Sends

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WJK98 19 May Show βeta
βeta: Came off first crack, was grotty and muddy at back. Now contains a very stuck blue offset - ignore the tag if it comes out its yours.
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βeta: Came off first crack, was grotty and muddy at back. Now contains a very stuck blue offset - ignore the tag if it comes out its yours.
pcaffrey 6 May, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: If I was doing this again I would avoid the first pitch, I found it really strenuous and filthy. First pitch was dogged but the second pitch really makes the climb worth it, it's very enjoyable
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βeta: If I was doing this again I would avoid the first pitch, I found it really strenuous and filthy. First pitch was dogged but the second pitch really makes the climb worth it, it's very enjoyable
JayW 28 Sep, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Fairly sketch mantle after the first crack but well protected throughout. A wonderful hidden pocket in the final crack.
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βeta: Fairly sketch mantle after the first crack but well protected throughout. A wonderful hidden pocket in the final crack.
Jessierosemcguire 8 Sep, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Good route, almost got the last but but missed a hold and couldn't get my leg over. Fab jug in the crack for your right hand and fun move.
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βeta: Good route, almost got the last but but missed a hold and couldn't get my leg over. Fab jug in the crack for your right hand and fun move.
Chris the Tall 18 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Both pitches felt 4c - the first crack being strenous, the final one being just plain hilarious. Good gear throughout, no sign any any "nasty" wall
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βeta: Both pitches felt 4c - the first crack being strenous, the final one being just plain hilarious. Good gear throughout, no sign any any "nasty" wall

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Style of Ascent
Lead
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Route of Interest
Bachelor's Climb

Grade: VS 4c ***
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