The Flakes Direct

3 Stars
 E2 5c

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Adds a good beefy finish to improve the original effort.<br/>1) 5c, 20m. Follow The Flakes to a pleasant hanging stance.<br/>2) 5c, 10m. Pull direct through the roofs then finish more easily.
FA. Bob Dearman, M.Battersby 1964


It is also possible to finish pitch 1 via a handhold-less traverse!
Roger Whetton - 12/Jul/00

Best done in one pitch.
Tony Moody - 23/Jul/00

Excellent if done in one pitch - definately worth more than 1 star.
Sean Paling - 01/Sep/03

Very good as a single pitch but a long outing and probably a hard E2 as it takes in both cruxes with a poor rest. Getting off the ground is still probably the hardest individual move on the route.
Ropeboy - 29/Sep/04

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