Route Grade Votings
Total votes cast 52
Start below the left-hand of two slim left-facing grooves in the wall below the high overhang. Climb up to the groove then step right to a short crack. Move up and left across the wall and then climb direct, just left of the overhang, to the ledge belay.
Not sure why this doesn't get 3 stars, I think it's one of the finest routes I've done. I felt it was a little serious towards the top, but otherwise technically absorbing, adequately (just) protected and in a great spot away from the crowds.
Yes, an absorbing and technical 'hidden' gem. Whilst it lasts, quite a hard E1, the bottom third is very sustained, and the route finding is not always easy. A bit rattly at the top, but c'est la Pembroke.
I'd give it bottom end E2 myself - there's quite a hard and committing move low down leading to a sustained 5B section.
Agree - bottom end E2, which is what it gets in the CC guide.
Interestingly, the fax guide itself seems a little confused about the grade - check the picture over the page from the route description. Personally, I don't recall the gear being anything less than bomber.
Well E1 and a half it is then, starts like an E2, but soon eases up to an easier finish. If you look sideways for feet holds it's much easier and there is plenty of gear.
Excellent fingery climbing. Exiting the initial shallow corner is probably the crux.
Fantastic! Technical and interesting. I found the middle crack section the trickiest; fingery climbing above gear. Eases off towards the top, but possibly the mental crux with possible loose rock playing on your mind. I'd give it bottom end E2.