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Rockfax Description
The astounding axe-edge arete may by the most impressive piece of grit in the Peak, imagine being up there! Gain the arete from 8m up Route 1 via a tricky mantel and desperate leftwards traverse. The terrifying final section is out there and proves to be only marginally easier. Well-named indeed. © Rockfax

FA. John Hartley (as The Prow) 1969. FFA. Dougie Hall 1986.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, The Peak: Past and Present, The Shock Of The New, World Graded List, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), Over the Moors 3 Star Magical Mystery Tour, Definitive *** Peak Grit, On Peak Rock, Dream Grit Ticklist

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The old James turnbull 18 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: in fact it is e9 6c and he called it, "appointment with death".
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βeta: in fact it is e9 6c and he called it, "appointment with death".
The old James turnbull 14 Apr, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: have heard that sam wittiker has gone direct up blank face from the ledge,tending right and think it was e9!!!!
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βeta: have heard that sam wittiker has gone direct up blank face from the ledge,tending right and think it was e9!!!!

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It Hurts

Grade: E7 7a ***
(Wilderness Rocks)