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A great VDiff and well worth seeking out. Start 25m right of the fallen block at a narrow chimney with a flake leaning across it at half-height. </br>1) 18m. Ascend the chimney making good use of the flake. Follow a groove up a steep wall.</br>2) 20m. Climb the short, steep wall on the left, then follow the short crack to mantel into a niche. Step left and enter the crack above from behind. Follow this to a stance 5m higher.</br>3) 12m. Climb into the corner and traverse left along the ledge to a chimney. Climb the chimney to a ledge and good belay.</br>4) 20m. Easy, broken ground leads to a large grassy rake.</br>5) 40m. Follow the grassy rake rightwards to reach a large jumble of rocks - The Vestry.</br>6) 25m. Traverse to the chimney 6m to the right and climb up it.
FA. M.Guiness, W.McNaught, H.Carr 27.8.1925