The Penultimate

1 Stars
Technical
 E1 5b

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8m. The pleasant narrow face has a technical start.
FA. Keith Sharples 1977

USER COMMENTS

Worth E1 for the tricky start with nasty landing? After that it is ok and even the start ain't that hard.
GCW - 01/Jun/02

A good route. It gets E1 in the BMC guide. A bold and technical start to half height gear then one more tricky move to reach the easy top section. I did get some dodgy gear in near the start (a friend zero on the right and an undercammed friend 3 in the pocket) but I wouldn't trust it. Hard for an HVS slab.
DaveF - 22/Sep/03

Tricky move but not so hard with commitment. The top half is easy.
Iggy_B - 09/May/05

Definitely soft E1 (vs hard HVS). Good start followed by a little slab work and a great move into and out of the upper break. A real nice solo to tick at the end of the day if you've been working the E's on the rest of the crag.
Pythonist - 15/Mar/07

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 51
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