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 E3 6a

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One of Yorkshire's classic E3s. Excellent moves and wild positions provide the fun. Much of the fixed gear is old but there is plenty of it and it can be backed-up. 1) 5c, 25m. Start up the corner which can often be damp and slippery and at its top move right onto the wall. Follow the line of old pegs and threads to a small stance. 2) 6a, 15m. Move left and up to the roof. Pull round with difficulty, either direct, or slightly right, to easier ground above. Well protected. Abseil off.
FFA. Pete Livesey, John Sheard 28.10.1971


fantastic and do-able as one big, superb pitch. At least one of those pegs is bound to hold so you're not going to hit the ground very much.
alexis perry - 05/Sep/02

Retro Bolt it or somthing.
Daimon Beail - 29/Oct/04

lots of gear, some of it in poor condition when I did it ten years ago. What about replacing some of the fixed tat on the bottom pitch?
dave - 09/May/05

retro bolt it get a fxxking life pxick
toot - 23/Mar/06

Did this yesterday with a fair amount of seepage and yes, what a class route this is - there is plenty of natural gear to back up the pegs.
simon cox - 11/Sep/06

My mate says that the fixed gear is in a poor state now and then peg on the top roof has bent and now blocks a crucial hold making it hard 6b.
GuyVG - 24/Jun/09

You want to move right a bit from the peg, which makes it about 6a.
Julian Maund - 03/Nov/09

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