Saddy

2 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
 E2 5c

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10m. Exiting the thin crack is harder than it looks, the wires are tricky to place and the finish is pumpy. It's good though!
FA. Steve Bancroft 1977

USER COMMENTS

Hard for 5b, the move at the top of the crack feels much harder than 5b - more like 5c - I think part of the top block/flake has come away (I don't know how recently) mabe this would explain it.
MarkHG - 26/Apr/05

Horrendous. Have downclimbed clean from the crux on two seperate occasions now, and I doubt I can summon the motivation for a third attempt. This route sums up everything that is wrong about Curbar - very disappointing feature, rubbish holds, hard to place and not always convincing protection, awkward and unwieldy moves that get you unduly pumped in double quick time, and apart from the start, entirely lacking in climbing pleasure.
Fiend - 18/Mar/08

Your man's right. This route is bloody awful.
Jon Stewart - 04/May/11

I thought it was rather good, for some of the reasons Fiend dislikes it. It was my rather substantial cousin who removed the hold from it, while seconding me, circa 1996
John Gillott - 08/May/11

Thought that this is quite a good route. Good line cracks that require quite a bit of skill to protect and climb and a tricky finish above your gear. Well worth checking out
Philp Smith - 09/Jun/11

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 31
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    easy E3 0 of 13
    hard E2 6 of 13
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    5c 1 of 5
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    hard 5b 0 of 5
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    2 Stars 10 of 13
    1 Star 2 of 13
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