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14m.

Rockfax Description
Worthwhile but bold. Starting at the tunnel, climb the arete on its left then pull round onto the face. Mantelshelf (poor gear) to better holds. Traverse right to a wide crack to finish. © Rockfax

FA. R.A.Brown 1944.

Ticklists

Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List , Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ , Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS) , Wharncliffe Crags , ROCKFAX Eastern Grit TOP 500: S and VS , Eastern Grit 2015 - Top 500 VS , 2022 Rockfax Eastern Grit Graded List

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admackie 12 Jul, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: feels about right if you bridge it plus there's gear behind you but maybe I'm a cheating scumbag.
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βeta: feels about right if you bridge it plus there's gear behind you but maybe I'm a cheating scumbag.
Iain Thow 17 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Much harder for the short - that jug may be huge but it's a long way away
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βeta: Much harder for the short - that jug may be huge but it's a long way away
GrahamD 20 May, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: VS 4A gives a better impression of the nature of the climbing and lack of protection. Beware - the obvious 'jug' on the left of the mantleshelf ledge is loose and will give someone a nasty surprise !
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βeta: VS 4A gives a better impression of the nature of the climbing and lack of protection. Beware - the obvious 'jug' on the left of the mantleshelf ledge is loose and will give someone a nasty surprise !

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Grade: VS 4c ***
(Higgar Tor)

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