Piccadilly Circus

2 Stars
Technical
 E2 5c

Adjacent Routes
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24m. The middle finger crack leads to the cave (worthwhile at HVS 5b) and poor belays - best continue. A tricky traverse left and thin wall gain a ledge on the arete. Trend right to finish.
FFA. Steve Bancroft 1976

USER COMMENTS

the belay is a bit worse than 'indifferent', better to clip it with an 8ft sling and do the route as one pitch.
Toby Dunn - 28/Jun/04

I wouldn't risk hanging my hamster from that belay.
Dave Evans - 28/Jul/04

Very pleasant climbing. You can get a Friend 2.5 at foot level in the cave at the top of the Oxford Street to back-up the very poor belay. Small wires useful for the top wall. A lovely outing, low in the grade.
Ropeboy - 13/Jun/05

All a bit scary and intrepid from the cave. Tough moves getting established out left & to top out at the ledge
Cragrat Rich - 11/Jun/08

A really worthwhile route when done in 1 pitch
craig devonshire - 21/Jul/08

Good varied route when done as a big pitch. The hard section is short lived with a rewarding and exposed top wall. A good contender for a first E2 if you are good on your feet
mark20 - 26/Oct/11

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