Cinema Paradiso

1 Stars
Pumpy
 6a

Adjacent Routes
<< Ironhead < Meg's Got Leukaemia  |  Skin Flick > Captain Klutz and the Sailors of Fortune >>


Begin just to the right of Meg's Got Leukaemia. A very enjoyable companion route, although the start is a little dirty.
FA. Mick Ward 2002

USER COMMENTS

A really dirty and pumpy start gives way to an excellent pitch from then on. Warm up first, then go for it!
gbuchanan - 28/Jun/05

Filthy low down with some good sized loose blocks waiting to drop onto your belayer. A few independent moves follow before heading off into Megs... for the bulk of the `good` climbing. The lower off is perfecly positioned above a ledge to shred your rope on the lower. If you still fancy it, take a long sling for the 2nd bolt to reduce drag on the way up and rope shreddage on the way down. Bag of...
flapper - 29/Aug/05

Have to disagree - thought this was an excellent, independent route, only a lttle bit grubby at start
The Pylon King - 11/Feb/06

chossy and loose at bottom with clips from rocking blocks, lovely!
nick w - 03/Mar/06

Pulled a solid looking hold off onto my face low down, plenty of obviously loose holds in the vicinity. Good climbing higher up though. Could do with a clean up with a crowbar.
John2 - 08/Apr/06

Did this route as my warm up today. Almost killed my belayer on our first climb when I broke off a large chunk of rock above the second bolt. It just missed his head. I got a good close-up of it though as I plummeted towards him. Not exactly impeccable rock!
daithi - 13/May/06

There is quite often a seagull nest in Aug/Sept just before the LO. Beware as you may come face to face with a gull chick as I did today at the last break which will end up with both you and the chick becoming rather scared.
Barry Kerslake - 22/Aug/06

Really good route, probably cleaner now, but beware of the gull droppings on the ledge below the lower off.
Ian Tapley - 30/Jun/08

Don't know what all the fuss is about!
Did this route today - enjoyed it and didn't come across any looseness. To reduce drag take the 2nd clip out after you clip the 3rd.
T.L.F - 26/Feb/09

As per 2009, one large fluffy chick and parent in situ yesterday: best avoided for another month or two?
duncan - 02/Aug/10

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  • Route Grade Votings

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