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A significant route from the early 80s. It is now climbed in one pitch as an easy 8a. A few wires are required for the easy middle section. The first pitch (a good 7c+ in its own right) is fingery and bouldery, and the upper section provides a nice contrast, being powerful and sustained in a great position.
FA. Chris Jackson, Geoff Birtles 1963. The ascent took five days, they kept running out of pegs. A caving ladder was used to return to the high point. FA. (P1âÄä) Geoff Birtles, John Kirk (some aid) 1979. FFA. Jerry Moffatt 1981. FFA. (P2âÄä) Jerry Moffatt, Neil Molnar 1982