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205m, 7 pitches.

Rockfax Description
This is a scramble with a tricky initial pitch. Start left of Grooved Arete, and to the right of North Gully, below a polished corner.
1) 20m. Scurry up the corner to a break and traverse right to a block belay on the arete.
2) 30m. Head up and right behind the block and then back left into a groove directly above the stance. Move left onto a rib and head up following the left side of the rib to a grassy ledge.
3) 30m. The route becomes more indistinct here and you can climb up in a variety of places but generally trending up and left to a large terrace. Most people escape left along the terrace and into North Gully and make their way to the summit. © Rockfax

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Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Puttrell's Progress, Easy peasy Northy Weesy

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Bilbo 30 Oct, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Cams of 3.5 and 4.0 or similar size Torque nuts would be handy if you want to protect the widening crack on the first tricky 20 metre pitch, which can feel a bit spicier than Diff without much protection after the first 5 metres ;-)
 
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βeta: Cams of 3.5 and 4.0 or similar size Torque nuts would be handy if you want to protect the widening crack on the first tricky 20 metre pitch, which can feel a bit spicier than Diff without much protection after the first 5 metres ;-)
dunnyg 7 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Rockfax guidebook line is for variation start.
 
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βeta: Rockfax guidebook line is for variation start.
dunnyg 7 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Line in rockfax guide for first pitch appears to be wrong and is for the harder variation start.
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βeta: Line in rockfax guide for first pitch appears to be wrong and is for the harder variation start.

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Cneifion Arete

Grade: D ***
(Cwm Cneifion)