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.
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