Rockfax Description
Classic crack climbing. Start 4m right of a rounded spike.
1) 7m. Climb up to and past a poised block to a ledge and belay.
2) 4b, 30m. Follow the long crack to an overhang. Make some steep moves to pass it and reach the upper section of the crack that leads more easily to a large grassy ledge and belay.
3) 10m. The corner and easy scramble above gains the top. As for Grey Wall pitch 3. © Rockfax


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Grade: VS 4b ***
(Scrubby Crag)

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