Route Grade Votings
Total votes cast 33
A lonely detour onto the front face of the tower gives a few good moves in a fine position. Try not to think about what is holding the tower up as you make a gripping series of lifting-a-fridge type of moves. A remarkably harrowing pitch for its relatively lowly grade.
As dave says, a serious route, and one not to have a wobbler on. The gear on the tower is poor and distant.Scary!!
Run out on slab/face but gear is good before and after.
I can only remember it as a frightening experience, would love to have seen the calendar though.
Wire placements on the face seemed worn and felt serious.
Superb balancy climbing on the upper face - deserves 2 stars and a fluttery symbol for the spaced gear!
Led this quite easily direct up the face (25/7/80): second man (Chris Plant) fell off when brittle rock snapped. That was the last time I stood when belaying, as he fell about six feet due to me being forced to sit down rather suddenly...great little positive holds in an isolated position make this a fine short route despite the spaced gear.