Argo

2 Stars
 HVS 5a

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A thin and poorly protected start, but good climbing above, and the top pitch is stunning.
1) 5a, 16m. Climb over a fingery bulge, then move left to the main groove, which leads to a belay at the fault-line.
2) 4c, 22m. Pull left onto the side wall and climb up to a niche. Follow the right-hand crack above to the top.
FA. Richard Crewe, D.Close 6.9.1975

USER COMMENTS

After the initial bulge I followed the face crack on the right - similar to the Golden Fleece crack but friendlier and very enjoyable
Simon Brown - 18/Nov/05

quite a bold start but nice climbing all the way.
ian bryant - 17/Sep/07

A superb top pitch - big holds, bombproof runners and huge exposure - which can be linked with the first pitch of Black Crack to give one of the best VS's in the Ruckle.
Bob M - 11/Oct/07

First couple of moves seem hard but then it eases and is simply enjoyable, and the move right at the top gives a bit of great exposure. Really nice route.
brian mead - 11/Nov/07

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