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3 Stars

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The best route here but getting polished. Gain the wavey flake via a hard move, then climb this with powerful moves past the 3rd bolt to a jug. Swing left to better holds and up to the belay.
FA. Nadim Siddiqui, Bill Birch, Rick Gibbon 1994


One of, if not the best 7a in the peak!
boy - 28/May/04

Who'd have thought? A genuine 3 star route at Harpur Hill.
Tyler - 13/Aug/04

gorgeous climbing on good holds. once past the initial crux, jugs keep coming
free_doherty - 05/Jun/05

Stunning, holds where you need them and a southern limestone route in the north!
Jim Houghton - 11/Aug/05

only 6c+ if your tall...7a+ if you do stealth.
CrAbStiX - 28/Jun/06

6c+ for average height people.
Goi Ashmore - 20/Apr/07

Classic. A great rock feature (by any standards let alone Harpur Hill) and a seductively obvious sequence make this hard to resist. Not desperate, but potent climbing most of the way. Pretty steady for F7a?
Fiend - 15/May/07

Great rock and moves. Felt like low-end 7a to me.
Dave Johnson - 06/Jul/09

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