UKH

10m.

Rockfax Description
Rivelin's second classic E4 arete - technically harder than The Brush Off but with much better gear. Climb the short crack to the break, arrange a few wires and cams whilst getting ever more pumped, then sprint for the top via some tough laybacking. © Rockfax

FA. Andy Parkin 1976.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Ultimate E4 ticklist, James' Winter Grit ticklist, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond in 3 stars, Definitive *** Peak Grit, Memorable Climbs, One Day Challenges: HVS-E4, Peaks hard stuff, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List, Sheff

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ste 7 Dec, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: thought that was what you were supposed to do. its not 6b
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βeta: thought that was what you were supposed to do. its not 6b
john nightingale 22 Nov, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: felt easy for E4 good gear , however continuing on the front face all the way to the top is desperate hard 6b. has anyone else done this,
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βeta: felt easy for E4 good gear , however continuing on the front face all the way to the top is desperate hard 6b. has anyone else done this,
ste 21 Nov, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: didnt feel like much of a rest below the crux, especially when the best bit of gear fills the best handhold. usually i hope to feel less pumped after the rest not more pumped!
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βeta: didnt feel like much of a rest below the crux, especially when the best bit of gear fills the best handhold. usually i hope to feel less pumped after the rest not more pumped!
north country boy 31 May, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Brilliant route with very different climbing in lower half! Don't get too pumped with the arete still to go!! ;)
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βeta: Brilliant route with very different climbing in lower half! Don't get too pumped with the arete still to go!! ;)
UKB Shark 23 Feb, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: agree with above but still definitely E4
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βeta: agree with above but still definitely E4
Tyler 4 Oct, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Must be easy for E4, possibly E3? Well protected and you can get your breath back beneath the crux.
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βeta: Must be easy for E4, possibly E3? Well protected and you can get your breath back beneath the crux.

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Route of Interest

Goliath

Grade: E4 6a ***
(Burbage South Edge)
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