Rockfax Description
A fantastic, historic way up to the summit of Pillar Rock, and a well used descent from Low Man's summit. It is often soloed but is easily split into pitches. Start at the base of an easy-angled rake that meets the bed of Western Gully just down from the base of Rib and Slab Climb's pale intrusion of rock. Follow the rake up a well worn series of grassy ledges, slabs and corners to gain the summit of Low Man. Move up to a higher grassy terrace, then head up right over worn rock and blocks towards the summit. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
In 'Scrambles in the Lake District' by Brian Evans


Mountaineering Routes in the Lake District , 3 Star Scrambles - Northern Lakes , Nuts of Legends , ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50 , British 3 Star Scrambles , Gwen Moffat: Space Below My Feet , ROCKFAX TOP 50s upto e3


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βeta: Odd loose rocks just before top of low man.
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βeta: Odd loose rocks just before top of low man.

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High D
Mid D
Low D
High M
Mid M
Low M
High none
Mid none
Low none
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Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
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Route of Interest
The Knife-Edge Arete

Grade: M ***
(Scafell Crag)

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