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12m.

Rockfax Description
Pass the roof on the right then trend back left to gain the front arete, which gives a pleasant finale. © Rockfax

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ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, 100 Western Grit Stars

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LongdenSamuel 5 Jul, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Feels a little but run out as you move up. Gear placements are sparse the higher you go. Definitely think HS grade in my book is more accurate here.
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βeta: Feels a little but run out as you move up. Gear placements are sparse the higher you go. Definitely think HS grade in my book is more accurate here.
Iain Thow 19 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Must add to the plea above to include "A Short Trip to a Transylvanian Brain Surgery" for the amazing holds - and for a heel hook on a severe!
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βeta: Must add to the plea above to include "A Short Trip to a Transylvanian Brain Surgery" for the amazing holds - and for a heel hook on a severe!
Iain Thow 19 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: You can get quite committed to this very quickly if you try bouldering out the start. Nice route though
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βeta: You can get quite committed to this very quickly if you try bouldering out the start. Nice route though

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Black Velvet

Grade: S 4a ***
(Roaches Upper Tier)
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