Pale Rider

1 Stars
 6a

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The main arete gives good, well-positioned climbing. Strictly speaking, the crack should be avoided, but this is a bit contrived.
FA. Gary Gibson 2001

USER COMMENTS

Nice enough, althought the climbing is overshadowed by the beautiful quartzy patina at half-height - worth doing just to see that!!
Fiend - 11/Aug/04

Not a good route, very unsatisfying somehow.
Fiend is right, the rock crystals are the best bit about it.
MeMeMe - 03/Sep/04

Avoiding the crack on the right (as mentioned in the guide) requires discipline and blinkers and is far harder than 6a.
Chris the Tall - 17/Jun/05

Surely not, there are holds on the edge of the arete that you could use of course!

6a, reasonable climbing at its grade
Dan - 05/Sep/05

There appears to be much confusion about the actual route here. Personally I went for that right hand crack , and I considered that to be plenty tough enough.
Albie - 30/May/06

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