Mighty Atom

1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
 E2 5c

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8m. Thin cracks lead to good runners in the second break. The gripping (and often sandy) exit is too far above them for comfort.
FA. Steve Bancroft 1975

USER COMMENTS

maybe I lack imagination but this felt safe enough and soft at E3. Surely you won't hit the floor.
alexis perry - 07/Apr/03

pretty steady-more like E2. gets really sandy after heavy rain though
ged - 28/Oct/03

Fine at E2 5c if exiting slightly leftwards. Not E3 as at least one cam is bomber
Adam Lincoln - 10/Oct/04

I agree should be E2 as cams would stop you hitting the floor and the wall apart from last move is quite easy. Plus topout isn't actually all that bad if you keep your cool.
Ted Kingsnorth - 06/Dec/04

Very nice climbing and the top's not nearly as bad as it looks. However it's difficulty is directly proportional to how pumped one gets refusing to accept the good cam slot is the only gear (guilty as charged).
Fiend - 31/Mar/06

Wasn't that sandy at the top and I toped out in the rain ;o) E2 5c's right in my book
Paul Phillips - 29/Aug/06

"Surely you won't hit the floor". No, but I can tell you from experience it's pretty close. Having bagged quite a few E2s this year I'd say this is harder.
Chris Parson - 07/Jul/09

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  • Route Grade Votings

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