The Fin

1 Stars
Strong
 E1 5b

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8m. The hanging groove is a real struggle to enter though at least it has overhead gear. It is much easier above.
FA. Neil Stokes 1971

USER COMMENTS

Fabulous route that is probably E1 5b, but feels quite a bit harder because it is so pumpy. Solid jams up the overhanging crack, if you can keep going!
Nick Smith - 09/Apr/02

A highly entertaining and very safe struggle.
Jonathan Teale - 29/Sep/03

Good route with good gear.
No-ozone - 09/Jan/06

The upper part of the crack is desperate for those of us not used to grit-jamming. Also note, this gets tech 5c in the BMC guidebook.
drcorbasisgod - 18/Apr/06

A short but good fun route that should be done by anyone in the area. Good gear and solid finger/hand jams provide the pleasure.
Fiend - 24/Apr/06

Hmmm, As usually I managed to avoid jamming the top half of this probably making it really difficult.
Where is the solid hand jam? The top bit?
g taylor - 01/May/06

what a good route good gear but desperate did this after doing long tall sally and I couldn't have found two different styles of routes.
robert bridges - 24/May/08

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 44
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