Black Flip

 E4 6a

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A hard route although the 1st pitch is good at HVS 5a.
1) 5a, 22m. Start as for John Peel but follow the lower break out right then climb up to the stance under the overlap.
2) 6a, 20m. Pull into the steep groove above and climb it (ancient ironmongery) until it is possible to get out left onto the wall. Continue up this steeply until it eases and finish via grass and some poor rock.
FFA. John Codling, Steve Allen 1983,FA. Paul Nunn, Jeff Morgan (5pts) 1969


The first pitch really is a worthy HVS in its own right - ab off the tat at the belay of John Peel.
GrahamD - 14/Mar/05

FFA Correction: John Fleming and Jim Shackleton made the first free ascent ca 1981
grahamhoey - 05/Aug/14

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