Gardom's Unconquerable

2 Stars
 VS 4c

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The imposing corner-crack can be laybacked or thrutched, although hidden holds (and big cams) help. At the top, exit right up the wall. Hard work and high in the grade. The wall under the slanting groove up and left gives an extension at E2 5c.
FA. Joe Brown 1950


Very good indeed - the crux (I think) is higher than I thought, though the lower wide crack feels pokey as well! Good gear though, and best done after a dry spell...
curly8 - 06/May/06

animals only need aply for this climb forget style tecnique finess just thug your way through all the hard bits. that must have been the way Joe Brown originaly did it not my idea of VS
chris elfleet - 23/Jun/06

Disagree with thuggery - bold lay backing unless you've got big friends. I didn't and it felt v bold for VS. A good route.
Sarah Rushton - 22/Apr/07

Its only bold if you don't spot the hidden gear!
Jon Leighton - 23/Apr/09

Excellent route, the bottom flake is hard work and interest is maintained to the top. Would be 3 stars if it was clean and dry.
James Cox - 29/May/09

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