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Rockfax Description
The arete is climbed on its left-hand side and is HVS after the start which can be baffling no matter how many times you have done it - at least there are good wires. At the top, a crack gives limestone hand jams in a fine position. It originally finished round to the right of the arete up an easy but tottery groove. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The arete climbed on its left-hand side is HVS after the start which can be baffling no matter how many times you have done it, but there are good wires. At the top a, crack gives limestone hand jams in a fine position.

FA. Barry Webb 1960. FAA. D.Mellor, D.Johnson 1960.

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Peak Rock/10/White Life

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Adrian Berry 5 Dec, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I'm going to stick my neck out here - the start is not just 6a, but pretty solid at that grade. If the start of Windhover were transported to the top of a Pembroke E2, it would get E4 6a instantly - and probably would be a hard one at the grade.
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βeta: I'm going to stick my neck out here - the start is not just 6a, but pretty solid at that grade. If the start of Windhover were transported to the top of a Pembroke E2, it would get E4 6a instantly - and probably would be a hard one at the grade.
UKB Shark 7 Dec, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Even though the start has large footholds there is'nt much change out of 6A
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βeta: Even though the start has large footholds there is'nt much change out of 6A

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Grade: E2 5b ***
(High Tor)