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Hedera Grooves. Lower Falcon Crag. 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 135'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Paul Ross Peter Lockey. Aug 1956
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 25, 2009

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On the top of Lower Falcon Crag after climbing Hed...

Description 

The easiest climb on Lower Falcon But perhaps good VS rather than mild.A good introduction to the crag.Starts up a groove above a small grassy bay left of an Ivy mass,About 50'left of The Niche route. P1)Climb to a grass ledge then a short groove above to a niche. A traverse line is followed to a groove ,Up this and step left to the holly tree. 80'5.7 P2)Climb the groove above the holly then follow the ramp left and to the top of the crag. An Excellent pitch. 55'5.7+

Location 

Lower Falcon Crag... see FRCC Guide to Borrowdale,

Protection 

Normal Rack stoppers and cams .


Photos of Hedera Grooves. Lower Falcon Crag. Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Lower Falcon Crag with some of the climbs
BETA PHOTO: Lower Falcon Crag with some of the climbs
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter Armstrong on pitch 2 27th July 2013
Peter Armstrong on pitch 2 27th July 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Marea near top of first pitch.
Marea near top of first pitch.

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