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34m.

Rockfax Description
A fine thin crack which is one of Millstone's classic E2s with a crucial and fingery bulge near half-height. Most people start by scrambling up Scoop Crack to the mid-height ledge, though the steep and awkward lower corner crack is a good alternative and best done early in the year before the ferns take hold (5b ). © Rockfax

FFA. Tom Proctor.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, London Wall Training List, Peak Rock/11/Gritstone in the Seventies., Cracks And Corners To Greatness, Tick List for 2015/2016, Millstone London roads and places (Not finished), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond in 3 stars, Definitive *** Peak Grit, The Post-Lockdown Vanventure Ticklist, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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im off 4 Sep Show βeta
βeta: Great route. Fell off crux. Good gear.
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βeta: Great route. Fell off crux. Good gear.
LMS 7 Sep, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: So hard! Great route but a real struggle!!
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βeta: So hard! Great route but a real struggle!!
Jus 31 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Hardest move by far is reaching the mid height ledge!
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βeta: Hardest move by far is reaching the mid height ledge!
ksjs 14 Aug, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: straightforward for 5c but one or two sections where good footwork and the will to keep climbing may be of use. the gear felt a bit spaced (in reality though it isnt) and for those who like relatively regular placements i suggest taking some micro wires / swedges. a great route with sustained climbing, some lovely moves and a bit of an exposed feel to it.
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βeta: straightforward for 5c but one or two sections where good footwork and the will to keep climbing may be of use. the gear felt a bit spaced (in reality though it isnt) and for those who like relatively regular placements i suggest taking some micro wires / swedges. a great route with sustained climbing, some lovely moves and a bit of an exposed feel to it.
Mark S Davies 3 Jun, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: bloody tough crux!
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βeta: bloody tough crux!

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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest

Erb

Grade: E2 5c ***
(Millstone Edge)