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2 Stars
Pumpy
 HVS 5a

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25m. The magnificent hanging groove in the front arete of the block gives a popular pitch. Start by climbing up on the left then pulling across to gain a short groove above the roof. Move right into the main groove and climb it.
FA. Dave Armstrong 31.12.76

USER COMMENTS

nice route - horrendous start!
The Pylon King - 07/May/05

Great route - the start could cause much hilarity!
Pat Wilson - 06/Jun/05

HVS 5a if you come in from the left. E36a via direct start??? The left had variant is a pleasant E1, which would benefit from more traffic.
John Alcock - 25/Aug/05

Second time round - I'm getting better at the start, despite a wet ledge to mantle on and being showered in spray from a high sea! Brilliant HVS, and quite strenuous unless you're canny with the bridging. What a position!
derek morton - 04/Sep/06

If I could give this 4 stars I would. An amazing route, bridging up and out over space on huge holds. I was still buzzing when I got back home 6 hours later! One of the best single pitches in Britain?
Iain Thow - 20/Dec/08

The start is a polished pig (avoidable way left?). The rest is great.
Chris Craggs - 26/Aug/09

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 57
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    3 Stars 7 of 18
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