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The polished sloping shelf of the Verandah is gained at its bottom right-hand corner, usually by a torrid struggle - combined tactics are frowned upon! From the scoop, traverse left to finish up the exposed arete of the buttress. The climbing is no harder then 4a once you get going and the start is rumoured to be 4c for Masons and 6a for technical dunces. © Rockfax

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage Starred VDiffs, Stanage Popular Greens, Stanage 'Difficults'

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MorganMcGlade 2 Apr Show βeta
βeta: Very polished start
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βeta: Very polished start
seanwilson 31 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Mental start move for a HVD!
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βeta: Mental start move for a HVD!
JohnBson 23 Apr, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Play with it and you'll get it
 
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βeta: Play with it and you'll get it
ericinbristol 24 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Agreed. Only 5b if you do it wrong. Maybe 4b if you do it right - it's just very un-obvious. Great fun trying to work it out!
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βeta: Agreed. Only 5b if you do it wrong. Maybe 4b if you do it right - it's just very un-obvious. Great fun trying to work it out!
Chris Fitzhugh 18 Apr, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: 4c is reasonable, if you look for and find the easier way. Calling it 5b just makes people persevere with a diabolical hard move or two! The solution, if and when it comes, is quite unexpected and delightful, especially for a V.diff leader of medium height. Would that in future all 5b's could thus be led with sudden ease. No combined tactics! The old guide books got it right.
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βeta: 4c is reasonable, if you look for and find the easier way. Calling it 5b just makes people persevere with a diabolical hard move or two! The solution, if and when it comes, is quite unexpected and delightful, especially for a V.diff leader of medium height. Would that in future all 5b's could thus be led with sudden ease. No combined tactics! The old guide books got it right.

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High HS
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High HVD
Mid HVD
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High VD
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High 5c
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High 5b
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Style of Ascent
Soloed
Lead
Followed
Toproped
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Route of Interest

Central Buttress

Grade: HVD 3c ***
(Black Rocks)