Aphrodite

2 Stars
Reachy
 7a

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The shortest route here but perfect climbing on large jugs except for an intricate crux at half-height. Easier for those with long arms.

USER COMMENTS

a complete path for 7a. Jugs all the way and a hands off rest for good measure.
flapper - 15/Sep/03

Powerful and the most difficult 7a I did in 3 weeks on the island. I thought DNA easier.
Chris - 08/Oct/03

I'm not sure what the fuss is. There is a hands-off rest before the crux, which itself is no problem if you get your feet high. Jugs thereafter to the chain.
Ben Stokes - 24/May/05

It's just one of those routes... I found it a bit powerful but easy to read from the ground, the only 7a I on-sighted in my two weeks. My friends found it very difficult or impossible. Great route though, in spite of it's length. Try it and make up your own mind.
simm2000 - 18/Jun/05

A bit disappointing. Sort of a 'poor mans' Orion but shorter. A path to boulder crux and then a path to the anchor.
DaveL - 05/Jun/06

very hard the crux, but is it broken somethink?
simone - 23/Apr/07

graded 7a+ in the guide, agree with that; the crux its quite polished
ioni manzatu - 15/Jan/09

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