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26m.

Rockfax Description
A devious classic - the name refers to a back flip in aerobatics and is not Cockney rhyming slang! Clipping and passing the second peg is desperate for the short! Climb round the overlap to the main horizontal break, step right then climb straight up the wall into a shallow groove. Finish through the blocky overhanging groove capping the face. Straightening out the loop is White Lightening E5 6b. © Rockfax

FA. Hank Pasquill (2 pegs) 1967 FFA Hank Pasquill 1971.

Ticklists

Lancashire's Finest , ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List , Definitive *** Lancs Grit

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datoon 14 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: I'm not sure how double bolt belays would do anything - the moves through the overhang are a nice way to finish the climb. Well worthy of 3 stars...
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βeta: I'm not sure how double bolt belays would do anything - the moves through the overhang are a nice way to finish the climb. Well worthy of 3 stars...
Fiend 20 Sep, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: A substantial, impressive and rewarding outing. Some good and very committing moves, rarely with the protection where you want it. Clipping the second peg is cruel for the short, as is reaching the ledge. The finish is fairly memorable too, and the top-out is fine.
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βeta: A substantial, impressive and rewarding outing. Some good and very committing moves, rarely with the protection where you want it. Clipping the second peg is cruel for the short, as is reaching the ledge. The finish is fairly memorable too, and the top-out is fine.
mrjsenior 23 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Lower peg seriously deteriorated and in need of replacing, making the crux (between the pegs) very committing. Second peg tough to clip if short. Overall, very little in the way of dependable gear. Some good moves but not worthy of 3* - stick to Supercrack or Max at the grade.
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βeta: Lower peg seriously deteriorated and in need of replacing, making the crux (between the pegs) very committing. Second peg tough to clip if short. Overall, very little in the way of dependable gear. Some good moves but not worthy of 3* - stick to Supercrack or Max at the grade.
salancaster 28 Jan, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Great route just like Isle of White, committing to the finish was the crux for me. OK once you do it!
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βeta: Great route just like Isle of White, committing to the finish was the crux for me. OK once you do it!
mark hounslea 22 Sep, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: A serious start ,the move to clip the second peg probably being the crux
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βeta: A serious start ,the move to clip the second peg probably being the crux

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High E2
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High 6b
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High 6a
Mid 6a
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High 5c
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Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Ground Up
Redpoint
Dogged
DNF
Not Set
Route of Interest
The Swine

Grade: E3 6a ***
(Wilton 2)

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