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20m.

Rockfax Description
The tall straight flake is wide, awkward and slippery but cams in the horizontal breaks make it safe enough. Swarm up the flake to a high ledge with a huge wobbly block and finish up the short wall behind, or step left onto the arete for more exposure. © Rockfax

FA. Herbert Hartley 1929.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, 14 In A Day, Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage 100 VD - VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Stanage for Crack Apprentices, Stanage Wishlist, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), Stanage Popular, The Gritlist

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Gripped 25 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: The polish stops after the awkward move; there are tales in that somewhere. I backed off this on a grey, damp, November day a few months after starting to climb (severe!). Great to finally do it.
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βeta: The polish stops after the awkward move; there are tales in that somewhere. I backed off this on a grey, damp, November day a few months after starting to climb (severe!). Great to finally do it.

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Grade: VS 4c ***
(Dovedale)