Rockfax Description
A pioneering line that involves some difficult climbing and suspect rock in places. Start as for White Ghyll Wall.
1) 14m. Ascend the rib and wide crack to a belay on the left.
2) 4b, 16m. Climb the delicate wall on the left to below the long roof. Traverse left below the roof to a hanging stance.
3) 5a, 8m. Move left and make hard moves up the corner and back rightwards to emerge at a ledge and stance.
4) 4b, 20m. A line of intermittent cracks on the left leads to a ledge. Finish up the easier wall and cracks above. © Rockfax


Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS , Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers , "A Graded List of a Few Welsh Climbs" Aka ROGER'S LIST , Jim Birkett First Ascents , 60 At 60


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High E1
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High HVS
High VS
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High 5b
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High 5a
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High 4c
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Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
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Route of Interest
Right-hand Crack

Grade: HVS 5b ***
(Brantrake Crags)

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