Editor's Note

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 VS 5a

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10m. From the recess pull left and climb the right-hand side of the face. Another pumpy little number.


The wall above the initial overhang is steeper than it looks. There is a good jug just left of the obvious wire placement but it is still very pumpy. 2000 Kinder guide gives it HVS 5b.
Paul Johnson - 10/Sep/07

The pull out of the recess is hard for 5a. Both of my would-be seconds failed on the move, and I would not argue if it was given 5b. It is well protected, though, and the climbing is easier, albeit steep, above, so top-end VS and hard 5a is about right.
Martin Wright - 16/Jun/08

well protected? your too low to reach the runner slot by the jug and nothing bellow or to your right will stop you snapping an ankle or back on the ledge if you come off going for the crux move. Also the move is hard HVS 5b feels about right for this
David Wright - 19/Apr/10

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