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YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100', Grade V
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unknown. Dick WIlliams states it was in the 1950's
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Submitted By: tommyvsmith on Nov 17, 2013

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Follow the crack up right to a ledge. Then go left on the ledge up to another crack, heading up and left, and follow it to a roof. Climb further left into a small right-facing corner, then head for the top.


Start as for Harvard, but don't go back into chimney. There are slings and rap rings at the top, or you can descend by walking down Radcliffe Gully to the right.


Standard rack. Be careful of a loose block about half way up.

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By Kurtz
Oct 8, 2014

The Radcliffe Walk-off is a lot of fun. No harder than the Uberfall.

Spoiler Alert: There's a big inset block about 2/3 of the way up (just above a pin) that is loose. I don't think it will ever come out but it'll certainly get your attention when it rocks forward 1/2".
By Gunkiemike
May 25, 2015

I really liked this route. I think it deserves to be in bold (i.e. recommended) in the grey Dick book. But I also agree with Swain's rating of 6+ for the pitch.

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