Easter Island

2 Stars
 E1 5b

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Almost a great classic, though the grassy grot just to the right of the lower section is a bit of a spoiler - you will either love it or hate it. Care with the ropework is required. From the gearing-up ledge above the river, pull onto the front face, and climb the arete and wall (or grubby easy ground further right) to a big thread. Swing up and left to enter the hanging groove, and finish spectacularly over the left-hand side of the capping overhang.
FA. Ed Ward-Drummond, Hamish Green-Armytage 1972

USER COMMENTS

The spectacular position almost compensates for the mediocre climbing....also bloody hard.
Fiend - 24/Oct/03

Very enjoyable, expect an audience if you do it on the weekend.
John Camateras - 24/Oct/03

steady climbing with instant exposure! fantastic but also slightly gripping...
free_doherty - 05/Jun/05

Woah! A stunning line with top posing potential. But a tough proposition with hard moves at half height and a scary swing round into the upper groove. Clean rock throughout and an exciting ab off the top. A great adventure!
John Parker - 08/Aug/07

Never desperate and not at all polished - definitely recommend.
Chris Parson - 16/Aug/09

Take small wires to protect the moves off the small ledge midway up the face. OK enough climbing but great position and summit tick
mark20 - 17/Nov/11

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