Orion

2 Stars
Technical
Strong
 8a

Adjacent Routes
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A classic hard route of the crag which sees many an attempted flash ascent. The crux is provided by a 4-move boulder problem on the steep middle section with a hard clip. Photo page 7.

USER COMMENTS

If nature had provided one extra good pocket, Orion would be an entertaining F7a... How thoughtless.
Perhaps a V-grade would be more appropriate?
carl dawson - 31/Oct/04

(Rubbish) Then it would be the hardest 7a in the world instead of being the easiest 8a in the world.
Adam Lincoln - 01/Nov/04

Never seen 8a in it's life, top end 7c, maybe 7c+. But Andromeda to the left is a better route anyway. Not worth more than 1 *
Matt - 18/May/05

Now given 7c+ locally which is a bit more like it
Jake - 09/Oct/07

too much magnesium on the holds, also polished as hell..seems that everybody is trying this route
ioni manzatu - 14/Jan/09

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 49
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    hard 7c+ 14 of 29
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