Implosion

 HVS 5c

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Climb the face left of the thin central crack to bubbly pockets above the break; a long reach gains the top.
FA. A.Russell 1989

USER COMMENTS

Desperate solo,tried it a couple of times and still not made it higher then the llllooooonnnnngggg reach.
Adam Moroz - 12/Dec/04

Rock up and the holds come into reach. For the cowardly, once rocked up move right into explosion and that feels about VS 5b.
Iggy_B - 20/May/05

Correction: This route was climbed in 1986 by Geoff Radcliffe and called Wadders (one of his many nicknames).
Graham Hoey - 06/Nov/06

Be warned that, even once you've done the long reach, it's not quite over... I didn't use the pockets (prefering the small ledge), but feels about HVS 5c solo.
Pythonist - 14/Aug/07

backed off in the summer but it felt dead steady ysdy with good friction
dave saxby - 12/Dec/07

Shame. One of my few (very insignificant) claims to fame. Never mind.
A.Russell 15 April 15
arussell - 15/Apr/15

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