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20m.

Rockfax Description
Devious but worthwhile - double ropes are sensible and may even be essential! Climb the ramp then traverse round the arete to access the upper section of Chequers Crack (p.401 ). © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown 1949.

Ticklists

Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), An attempt at a definitive list of Joe Brown's FA/FFA in the Peak District, ROCKFAX Eastern Grit TOP 500: S and VS, Eastern Grit 2015 - Top 500 VS

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Nick Smith - Climbers 9 Apr, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Don't discount this route as contrived - it really is great fun, but it certainly does need double ropes. It manages to avoid the cruxes of Chequers Buttress and Chequers Crack, but there is plenty of fine climbing left, and the exposed traverse is not to be missed!
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βeta: Don't discount this route as contrived - it really is great fun, but it certainly does need double ropes. It manages to avoid the cruxes of Chequers Buttress and Chequers Crack, but there is plenty of fine climbing left, and the exposed traverse is not to be missed!

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