Rockfax Description
The corner groove in the centre of the main buttress gives a sustained pitch. Start at the left-hand end of the terrace and move up into the base of the groove. At the first steep section, step left onto the rib and move up to the slab below the groove and another bulge. Move left and regain the steeper groove above the bulge. Follow this to just below the top and swing right to finish up a flake/crack. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The main corner/groove about 10 m left of the obvious hairline crack of Killercranky. It has a small tree at about 5 m. The crack of Troy, which shares its start, can be seen rising up its left wall. Blocky at the start and finish with fine, sustained bridging between. Looks, and is, a bit dirty but the key holds are clean enough at present. A bit committing when you launch up into the apparent dirt without knowing this.


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Gary Gibson 16 Jul, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: First ascent mark Walton GaryGibson 1978
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βeta: First ascent mark Walton GaryGibson 1978

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Grade: E2 5b ***
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