Emperor Flake Climb

2 Stars
 VD

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12m. Climb the left arete of the buttress, then follow flaky cracks on the left-hand wall as they lead back right to an exposed finish on the arete. A Direct Finish up the centre of the wall is VS 4c.
FA. Eric Byne 1940 Direct Finish Al Evans 1990

USER COMMENTS

Technically a doddle, but don't fall off!
Steve Marsden - 24/Jun/05

awesome but erm exposed solo
RM199 - 21/May/06

Good protection to half way. After that you're on your own. Nothing technical about the climbing if you can cope with the exposure which is a bit hairy higher up.
johnnyboy517 - 19/Jun/06

Agree with all of the above, the finish is in a great position, up with any V Diff on grit (well, maybe not Heaven Crack)
Iain Thow - 17/Mar/07

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