Route Grade Votings
Total votes cast 54
A lesser-known Chee Tor gem which gives fine sustained moves and a well-protected crux. Climb the wall to a rest on the left. Make hard moves up and right, past a wafer-thin flake, into a groove. Climb this then keep going up left until one final hard pull gains the break.
As good as any other E3/E4 on Chee Tor, and better than most!
Just remembered, John (Fleming) did this with a rest on the peg (although he can't recall it!). First free ascent was a few days after by Duncan Critchly I think, then me.
Graham, your memory is encyclopaedic and quite correct!
found this hard for E3. final pull is a bastard
The peg is now 24 years old and the wire I placed today to back it up fell out. Borderline E4.
plenty of decent gear to back up the, admittedly totally decorative, peg. E3 is totally fair.
Peg seemed fine to me (June 2008), can be backed up by a bomber wire.
Always a good'un. Peg ok. Cleaned last week.
FA correction: John Fleming returned the next day to lead the route free.