Oedipus Ring Your Mother

2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
 E4 6b

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8m. A taxing traverse from the right, along the sloping finger break, gains a shallow flake. A committing long stretch and ancient chipped hold (lest we forget) reaches the Valkyrie stance. The traverse is often done as a good V3 (6b) problem. There is also an excellent Direct Start using a blatant chipped hold. This is only V2 (6a) and is historically less satisfying.
FA. Tom Proctor 1968

USER COMMENTS

Bloody marvellous. "Worrying stretch" for full pose finish head up Valkyrie (wussed out when I first did it and scampered off, on return visit did full finish over the top)
Matt - 18/May/05

not 6b, prob hard 5c. Awesome climbing though.
A Hughes - 12/May/11

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