60m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A sustained pitch on the slim pillar right of Crocodile Crack. Start just left of the initial wide flake-crack of Crocodile Crack. Climb up past the overhangs to meet Crocodile Crack at the end of its move left. Head up right via a crack passing the overhang onto the wall above. Climb the wall to an overlap and, once past it, go up right to a small ledge on the arete. Finish up the arete - belay and abseil point. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
An eliminate line up the centre of the slender face right of Crocodile Crack producing one of the best pitches on the Napes. Start just left of Crocodile Crack below an overhang.
1.) 45m (5b), climb the overhang and crack above to where Crocodile Crack crosses the face. Step right then follow the wall above to an overhang which is climbed via a thin crack above. Continue up the wall above to the next overhang pull over, then move up and right to a ledge on the arete. Climb the arete to the top of the pinnacle.
2.) 15m, pitch 2 of Crocodile Crack.

P Whillance, D Armstrong Aug/1977.


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iainJ 20 Jul, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Flakes at the start are worryingly loose.
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βeta: Flakes at the start are worryingly loose.

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