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25m.

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A good, open route. Follow the left-hand groove. © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown, Ron Moseley 1951.

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Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans, An attempt at a definitive list of Joe Brown's FA/FFA in the Peak District

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Joe90 31 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Deffo 4c not 4b. Good lead Will.
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βeta: Deffo 4c not 4b. Good lead Will.
Nick Smith - Climbers 7 Aug, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: The Towel of Babel routes are best belayed off the ground rather than the ledge suggested in the Northern Limestone guide. The 'scramble' to the ledge isn't trivial and can be a bit loose. There is an in-situ sling at the back of the tower for an easy abseil descent.
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βeta: The Towel of Babel routes are best belayed off the ground rather than the ledge suggested in the Northern Limestone guide. The 'scramble' to the ledge isn't trivial and can be a bit loose. There is an in-situ sling at the back of the tower for an easy abseil descent.

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Pearly Gates

Grade: VS 4c ***
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