A Fossil on Fossils

2 Stars
Technical
 6c

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20m. The steep right-hand side of the face leads to a technical finish on friendly finger fossils. Not in current guidebook.
FA. Gary Gibson 2002

USER COMMENTS

Same comment as for Crinoid Smile!
Ian M - 25/Jun/04

In spite of the dusty first half - which does have good holds - this is a better route than the previous comment suggests.
Steve Burns - 02/Jul/04

a great route - the dust is cleaning up or easily cleaned whilst leading. The top wall of fossils is excellent and unusual - it more than makes up for the dust at the start. This route can only improve with more traffic.
Michael Simpson - 13/Aug/06

Distinctly dusty to start but the underlying rock feels quite pleasant to climb on. Quite a nice route - the finish is a lot easier than it looks and seems to have a couple of chipped holds. I missed a useful crimp and it was still easy F6b+ that way, might be stiff F6b if you spot all the holds.
Fiend - 12/Aug/07

Easy Fr6c.
Goi Ashmore - 02/May/08

6b at most. Great climb though!
Compo - 28/Sep/09

The crack line just left (and using the same lower bolts) is also very good with a tough fingery upper wall - The Giggle Loop 6c
Steve B - 06/Jun/10

Didn't feel dusty at the weekend, thoroughly enjoyable especially the top few moves.
Chris Parson - 18/Oct/11

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