Swallow's Rake


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Takes the easy ramp line that cuts through the middle of crag diagonally from left to right.
FA. P.Jackson, M. Would, R.Rushworth


Swallow's Rake 150m II
1 45m (I). Climb the easy gully between the butress on the left and the slope on the right. Belay in a corner on the
2 45m (I). Follow the wide rightwards-sloping ledge to its top left-hand corner. Traverse right 5 metres around a block
on a narrow ledge and follow easier ground for 5 metres to a wide sloping ledge. Belay at a small rock spike.
3 50m (II). Climb the narrow rightwards-slanting groove/corner bounded on its left by steep rock (5metre crux - in lean
conditions this can be bypasssed via a steep turf rake 5 metres to the right). Follow the gully above to belay on the
right side of a large block as the gully ends.
4 10m (I). Follow easy ground over a possible cornice to top.
Paul Jackson, Mick
Would, Robert
Rushworth, 11th January
Paul Jackson - 29/Jan/03

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