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2 Stars

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21m. An intense exercise up the blank-looking wall. Climb to the cleaned ledge at 4m. Move up and traverse left to a jug in the middle of the wall and make a difficult move up to the overlap. Go left again with interest to arrive at the easier upper wall. A variation goes up right of the bolt before the traverse reducing the grade of the route to 6b.
FA. Alan Steele 2003


A very fine route in the short-sharp-shock vein. The route presents it's case succintly and without procrastination, via some exciting and tenuous moves past the jug and micro-overlap. Steady F6c.
Fiend - 02/Nov/05

A two move wonder, good fun though.
The Great Pretender - 26/Mar/06

Not a great route - somewhat contrived but good moves.
andy m - 09/Sep/10

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 32
    hard 6c+ 0 of 17
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    easy 6c+ 0 of 17
    hard 6c 2 of 17
    6c 10 of 17
    easy 6c 3 of 17
    hard 6b+ 2 of 17
    6b+ 0 of 17
    easy 6b+ 0 of 17
    3 Stars 4 of 15
    2 Stars 6 of 15
    1 Star 4 of 15
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