A classic and one of the hardest HVSs in the Peak for years!1) 4a, 10m. Climb the grotty gully and cross the slab leftwards to a stance at the foot of the steep crack.2) 5c, 14m. Jam and layback the crack to a pleasant, seated stance by a plaque that explains the route's name, which surprisingly is nothing to do with it being technical! © Rockfax
FA. Joe Brown 1958.
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