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12m.

Rockfax Description
Start from a block to the right of the base of the gully. Go up the face to harder moves at half-height (holds to the right) which lead to a scary mantelshelf and then easier ground. Despite what you might expect from the grade, it is unprotected. © Rockfax

FA. Colin Kirkus 1930s.

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Kirkus Routes , Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's , The climbs of Menlove Edwards and Colin Kirkus , Colin Kirkus' routes , Grit solos hvs -e3

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Iain Thow 17 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Harder than Townsend's Variation, top end 5a with no gear, although not far off the ground.
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βeta: Harder than Townsend's Variation, top end 5a with no gear, although not far off the ground.
Monk 31 Mar, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: It definitely isn't 5b but it does feel very commiting. I got my hands on the ledge looked down and thought "what the **** am I doing here!?! Fortunatley it's easy from there.
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βeta: It definitely isn't 5b but it does feel very commiting. I got my hands on the ledge looked down and thought "what the **** am I doing here!?! Fortunatley it's easy from there.

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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest
Neb Buttress

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Bamford Edge)

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