1 Stars
 HVS 5a

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<< Dexterity < Cioch Corner  |  Supra Direct > The Hacker >>

Up the balancy arete of the Cioch (hard to start) to its tip, then finish up the exposed arete of Cioch Corner.
FA. Alan Clarke early 1960s


Hardish start, then a jugfest
Adam - 19/May/02

Yep,jugfest indeed,but only as far as the tip of the Cioch. If you take the outside line up Cioch Corner its much more exposed & certainly no jugfest.The inside line is for wimps!
wizz walker - 08/Sep/04

Very pleasant.
Ropeboy - 16/May/05

Couple of hard moves at bottom then easier. Run out in middle but easy climbing. Take the exposed front up the top corner, feels a lot harder then severe.
Adam Moroz - 10/Jun/05

There is a notch about 5m up the arete and I thought reaching it was harder than HVS 5a. With this talk of "jugfest" I wonder whether I took the wrong line: left hand on arete, right hand using thin crack next to Supra Direct, feet on smears or on the thin crack. Then after that jug: delicious!
Simon Brown - 10/Sep/06

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