Right Fin

2 Stars
Reachy
 HVS 5a

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8m. An elegant curving flake with a layback move and long stretch before things ease. Low in the grade but bold.

USER COMMENTS

sorry,no way is this 5a.soloed down it when i was only leading 5b and found it very easy up as well.perhaps it suits my style(big arms and no technical ability!)
alan g - 18/Dec/01

Low in the grade, but definitely not VS.
Graham - 04/Feb/02

Nice route, quite easy for the adj grade perhaps (one long stretch etc) but surely 5a and quite strenuous.
Jon Croxford - 18/Mar/02

Lovely little route. Felt about 5a and a bit soft for HVS, but probably not a VS.
Nick Smith - 09/Apr/02

More like a boulder problem than a route...but I wouldn't like to fall off it! Well worth doing, and my first HVS.
RobS - 21/May/02

Gears not great! would not like to fall on it, HVS 5a for sure
Wayne - 18/Jan/03

Wonderfully pleasant boulder problem with a hideous landing sums it up for me!
Birkby - 06/Nov/03

think with the gear being down at the bootom of the lay back means could be quite a fall on a bad landing, so hence hvs. easy 5a but think graded right.better landing may make it a boulder problem
james turnbull - 14/Apr/04

About 1/2 wat up the fin, there's a chance for some very poor gear.
Uncertain if it would even take bodyweight, let alone a fall. (That's assuming that it doesn't fall out)
First bit of gear is good, but too low to protect most of the route.
Alex Purser - 16/Apr/04

This is probably quite reach dependant. For the average/tall person (I'm 5'11") it is a very easy undertaking at the grade.
GrahamD - 25/Oct/04

bouldered it and was fun, don't think it would of been hard to place gear
nate mcmullan - 15/Nov/04

Gear is good you can get a couple of small nuts in the lay back without loosing hand holds, my second took a while to get them out - they would have held! Don't try cams, which I saw someone attempt.
RobRock - 07/Mar/05

the flake takes a tri cam, forget the size which is pretty bommer and also a decent nut, still felt right at hvs 5a
fenclimb - 20/Oct/05

Much easier than the Chant which is HVS 5a i think. 4c is generous! A fairly average route really. Worth a go.
Joe Costello - 17/Mar/06

I thought the gear was good, one small nut protects the crux quite adequately.
g taylor - 03/May/06

got some gear in, which looked ok, found moves higher up on the flake very fingery and hard for 5a, definately not a soft touch
Richard Martin - 01/Sep/08

Nice little line the 5a move is obviously where the finger crack thins out...if your short its a 5a move if your tall you reach beyond the hard move like a boulder problem, very reach dependant hence the correct symbol.
shaun walby - 22/Mar/10

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