UKC

14m.

Rockfax Description
Take the short crack in the flat face and the continuation above. Only spoilt by its proximity to Twisting Crack. © Rockfax

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500 , Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs , Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ , Stanage for Crack Apprentices , Beginner Peak Severe , Stanage Severe Challenge , Stanage Severes (UKC)

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Jimbo C 3 Jun Show βeta
βeta: Really good. In no way spoilt by being close to Twisting Crack
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βeta: Really good. In no way spoilt by being close to Twisting Crack
Jon Greengrass 17 Oct, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: lovely route offering cracks of all sizes, its on a slab so you can get a hands of rest pretty much anywhere
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βeta: lovely route offering cracks of all sizes, its on a slab so you can get a hands of rest pretty much anywhere
MNA123 6 Jan, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: soloed this last summer and from what i can remember it was alr8!
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βeta: soloed this last summer and from what i can remember it was alr8!
Si dH 9 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Id have said it was quite tough for severe if you use the thin crack at the top, as I did. Everyone else I saw climbing it avoided the need for hand jams at the top by taking the big wide fissure to the right, which made the top-out easy. Also quite tricky to start, but a very nice route.
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βeta: Id have said it was quite tough for severe if you use the thin crack at the top, as I did. Everyone else I saw climbing it avoided the need for hand jams at the top by taking the big wide fissure to the right, which made the top-out easy. Also quite tricky to start, but a very nice route.
Dale Berry 10 Aug, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Good but not great, steady but no wher excessively difficult...and a Ot harder in the midday sun.
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βeta: Good but not great, steady but no wher excessively difficult...and a Ot harder in the midday sun.

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Grade: S 4a ***
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