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Rockfax Description
An all-time Lakeland classic perched above a magnificent backdrop. Start just right of the arete.
1) 14m. Climb up before moving to the left side of the arete. Continue up the arete past a block to a ledge and belay.
2) 4a, 20m. Climb a short steep crack on the left and then move right to the arete and follow it in an amazing position to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Follow the arete first on the right and then on the left to a ledge. Climb the crack on the left (crux) before following the edge to the top.

Ticklists

Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett, FRCC Lake District Cover Climbs, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS, The Ridges of England, Wales and Ireland, The Long Routes, "High & Wild" Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival 2019 Ticklist, York University Students path to greatness, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Climbs The Lake District, Mountain Rock, ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50, 2020 Trips, A Lakeland Apprenticeship

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kellyb (velvet.mustard) 1 Aug Show βeta
βeta: There is a big loose block at first belay!!! On the right arĂȘte do not sling it!
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βeta: There is a big loose block at first belay!!! On the right arĂȘte do not sling it!
ChrisRich 15 Sep, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Awesome climb, would have been better in dry, climbed from bottom of grey crag up other 2 climbs to get to base then walked up to high stile and red pike
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βeta: Awesome climb, would have been better in dry, climbed from bottom of grey crag up other 2 climbs to get to base then walked up to high stile and red pike

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Route of Interest

Corvus, The Direct Start

Grade: S 4a ***
(Raven Crag, Combe Ghyll)