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140m, 4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The easiest route here gives a memorable trip up the trench in the slab and 'goes' in all weather.
1) 45m. Follow the well-worn boot-crack to a massive wedged block. Climb over this to a good ledge on the left and a belay.
2) 45m. Take the left-hand groove for a few metres until a delicate traverse leads back right to a rightwards-trending line of weakness. Follow this until it cuts back left and belay on one of the numerous small ledges.
3) 25m. Follow the polished crack to the large ledge and various belays.
4) 25m. Head left for 8m then back right to the terrace below the upper walls. You can climb direct here which is slightly harder. © Rockfax

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Bilbo 29 Oct, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: It certainly does go in the wet (when the trench can become a flowing stream) but after periods of persistent rain, it can become green and slimy lower down, limiting confident upward progressive to positive holds only. Generally improves further up.
 
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βeta: It certainly does go in the wet (when the trench can become a flowing stream) but after periods of persistent rain, it can become green and slimy lower down, limiting confident upward progressive to positive holds only. Generally improves further up.
liensiwel 22 Aug, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Pitch 4 info and rockfax guidebook topo is confusing to say the least. Every other guidebook suggests either trend right to avoid the steepening bulge or take it head on. Going left takes you towards a line of constant seepage. Thankfully my wife remonstrated with me to stay on clean dry rock (it was her first multi-pitch route). I went straight up the steepening bulge / nose. Yes, it's a bit harder but the holds are there. Seriously, don't go left from the ledge on the left. Go straight up.
 
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βeta: Pitch 4 info and rockfax guidebook topo is confusing to say the least. Every other guidebook suggests either trend right to avoid the steepening bulge or take it head on. Going left takes you towards a line of constant seepage. Thankfully my wife remonstrated with me to stay on clean dry rock (it was her first multi-pitch route). I went straight up the steepening bulge / nose. Yes, it's a bit harder but the holds are there. Seriously, don't go left from the ledge on the left. Go straight up.

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Pinnacle Rib Route

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