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75m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
One of the most popular lower-grade outings in the Lake District.
1) 25m. Climb the chimney past a pinnacle to a ledge. Take the wall behind to another ledge. The opposite side of the chimney can also be climbed starting on the other side of the gate.
Variations (left to right) - Starting up a polished wall and hand crack, VS 4c. A left-slanting crack, S 4a. A short wall with a thin seam on its right side that can be climbed on good holds at Diff.
2) 35m. Climb the blunt buttress on generally good holds taking the easiest line. Belay on a large grassy terrace.
3) 10m. Walk back to the right side of the continuation wall.
4) 16m. Climb leftwards up the line of good holds and then on in the same line to a shallow scoop that leads to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Good short pitches, interspersed with large plateaus making the route escapable and suitable for parties of beginners. Well situated.

Ticklists

Climbing with kids, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS, Mountaineering Routes in the Lake District, The Great Gumclub Ticklist, The Long Routes, Nuts of Legends, Mountain Rock, ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50, Bill Birkett (Classic Rock Climbs in the Lake District) Below E3, STAUMC Ticklist

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liensiwel 18 Jun Show βeta
βeta: Lovely day. Last climbed MFB over 20 years ago. New first pitch and first time up the final wall. Both feel harder than the rest of the route.
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βeta: Lovely day. Last climbed MFB over 20 years ago. New first pitch and first time up the final wall. Both feel harder than the rest of the route.
deacondeacon 6 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Very nice route. Care needed on descent :)
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βeta: Very nice route. Care needed on descent :)

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Route of Interest

Giant's Crawl (Summer)

Grade: D ***
(Dow Crag)