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Rockfax Description
11m. A vaunted classic and with good reason. Low in the grade (for Northumberland). Climb the tricky wall to below the bulge - awkward protection - then pull through on good but spaced holds and romp up the crack-line. © Rockfax

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Classic County, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Ultimate HVS ticklist, *** County HVS, Rockfax Top 50 - Northern England

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victim of mathematics 13 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: The moves through the bulge are definitely 5a (actually, I thought there was at least one 5a move just to get that far, but I can't climb slabs or crimp) and the gear is not confidence inspiring. At that point you're plenty high enough to hurt yourself and it's a good few pumpy moves to any more gear. A sandbag at VS, though a very good route.
 
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βeta: The moves through the bulge are definitely 5a (actually, I thought there was at least one 5a move just to get that far, but I can't climb slabs or crimp) and the gear is not confidence inspiring. At that point you're plenty high enough to hurt yourself and it's a good few pumpy moves to any more gear. A sandbag at VS, though a very good route.

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