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3 Stars
Technical
 E1 5c

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A popular tick which has a reputation for sorting people out. The initial polished moves stop many attempts - succeed on these and you should be fine. Above, you can climb the crack or the flakes on the right to the break. Finish through the notch in the capping overhang for the full effect.
FFA. Tom Proctor 1968. FA. Jack Street, Chris Jackson (1pt) 1965

USER COMMENTS

crux fine if you sort your feet out
mark s davies - 09/Aug/03

A great route, take loads of wires. Good for the grade. Brilliant.
John Camateras - 11/Sep/03

Faffy getting gear in for the starting crux, the moves are quite good though. Nice "romping" above. The direct final groove is a bit wobbly - as is the direct tree to ab off.
Fiend - 18/Jun/07

superb route. one the best E1's around and easier than it looks. at the break head straight up to the higher tree for extra, good steep climbing.
luke - 14/Apr/09

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