Route Grade Votings
Total votes cast 110
14m. A contender for the best outing on grit! Sprint up the layback flakes trending right to a 'rest' on jams at a break. Before courage and power flag more laybacking leads to unobvious jug-hauling and a poor rest in a niche. Escape out right awkwardly (rounded hand traverse or ungainly grovel, using holds in the roof and optional head jam) to finish up a wide crack. A brilliant belay is located above. Photo page 13.
brilliant climb but bloody pumpy. don't miss the rest before the traverse, or the last moves will be desperate. and don't put much gear in-it'll waste you
a fantastic climb. One of the best on grit. Gear brilliant and climbing amazing on good holes.
brilliant climbing. Gear good apart from short run out to rest where I was too tired to place gear. The traverse rightwards after rest in niche is fairly steady.
I write this as another young(ish) pretender humbled by The "Mighty" (Tommy Vance voiceover) Rasp. To onsight this stonking chunderpump you'd have to be VERY comfortable at E2.
Simply splendid. There is easy-to-place gear everywhere, a few interesting rests, and no move is much harder than 5a....but despite all that the side-view of the angle tells you all you need to know ;).
A proper mission, but managed to get the clean on-sight. If you like steep climbing, you'll be fine. Its the traverse at the end that had me stumped for a while, but you can keep going back to the cave for proper rests until you get it.
To onsight this 'stonking chunderpump' you just need a decent set of cams and plenty of hours on overhangs at the climbing wall. Superb route!
Is this meant to be bottom of the Top50 E2s? Harder than Five Finger Exercise and that's half way up the list. Made me want to puke.