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32m, 2 pitches.

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A great little expedition at the grade, once again featuring good rock, holds and a solid top-out. Start just right of Quality Street.
1) 4b, 17m. Good holds lead up and right to a crack. Keep going on the same line past a ledge to the fault-line. Traverse right to a stance on the arete just above the fault-line.
2) 4b, 15m. The narrow groove above gains a solid top-out. © Rockfax

FA. R.J Crewe, K.Winkworth 29/Mar/1970.

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Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Swanage A-Z, West Country Climbs, 50 Best HS Routes in the UK., Orange Spot Swanage, SW Climbs - Swanage, #RadTradGirl UK HS/VS climbs Easter 2017, The Ultimate SUMC Ticklist, Dorset, South West Climbs - Pat Littlejohn (1st Ed.), Dorset Routes that are worth doing

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JimOakleyAdventures 1 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Ab in using stake and small wire at back wall. 2hrs either side of LW Swanage tide. Traversing start was fun and over the small overhang. Found small ledge next to large 2ft block that had old CAM in it. Inserted wire in and pulled - oops This dislodged 2ft square block across my left left shoulder, bruising arm and broke left hand metacarpal - owww. Landed well away from Jess. Found three other points to set up belay with bloody hand belayed her up. This block was in direct line of next pitch Not anymore Take care on top pitch
 
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βeta: Ab in using stake and small wire at back wall. 2hrs either side of LW Swanage tide. Traversing start was fun and over the small overhang. Found small ledge next to large 2ft block that had old CAM in it. Inserted wire in and pulled - oops This dislodged 2ft square block across my left left shoulder, bruising arm and broke left hand metacarpal - owww. Landed well away from Jess. Found three other points to set up belay with bloody hand belayed her up. This block was in direct line of next pitch Not anymore Take care on top pitch
mishabruml 16 Jun Show βeta
βeta: big loose block just at the foot of the groove after the belay. can be avoided but maybe not at HS, its not very pleasant or particularly safe
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βeta: big loose block just at the foot of the groove after the belay. can be avoided but maybe not at HS, its not very pleasant or particularly safe
JoeCoxson 15 Jun Show βeta
βeta: Big loose block midway up the top pitch, watch out
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βeta: Big loose block midway up the top pitch, watch out
JimOakleyAdventures 21 May Show βeta
βeta: Great route. Using the 1ft stake next to back wall and some other pro abseiled down -2hrs before Swanage LW. Calm seas and minimal wind/waves Top of first pitch good climb with plenty of pro and good holds. However, whilst setting up mid belay a 2ft square block pulled off and fortunately didn’t pull me off but punctured hand and block whizzed safely 10m away from belayer into sea. ! ???? Final pitch is good also but check holds before pulling up.... 80 mins from start of abseil to both at top.
 
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βeta: Great route. Using the 1ft stake next to back wall and some other pro abseiled down -2hrs before Swanage LW. Calm seas and minimal wind/waves Top of first pitch good climb with plenty of pro and good holds. However, whilst setting up mid belay a 2ft square block pulled off and fortunately didn’t pull me off but punctured hand and block whizzed safely 10m away from belayer into sea. ! ???? Final pitch is good also but check holds before pulling up.... 80 mins from start of abseil to both at top.

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