Rockfax Description
The superb straight crack is a classic product of the Rock and Ice years. Well-protected and good honest hard work. © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown 1952.


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User Date Notes
mark s 4 Aug, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Hard for hvs
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βeta: Hard for hvs
Tom Randall - Lattice Training 12 Jul, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Actually quite tricky for HVS. Can sometimes be little damp in the middle niche, which makes it a little more pumpy.
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βeta: Actually quite tricky for HVS. Can sometimes be little damp in the middle niche, which makes it a little more pumpy.
Jus 16 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Pumpy! Packs a proper punch.
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βeta: Pumpy! Packs a proper punch.
Stefan Kruger 7 Apr, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Nails for the grade!
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βeta: Nails for the grade!

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High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
Votes cast 161
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
Votes cast 160
Votes cast 144
Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
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Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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Route of Interest
Alcove Crack

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(New Mills Torrs)

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