What the Hell?

1 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
 VS 4b

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The central crack gives a fine little route, steep, sustained and often a bit of a struggle.
FA. Jack Soper and members of SUMC 1957

USER COMMENTS

The initial wall is unstable and vegetated but the crack above gives unrelenting, strenuous climbing right to the last move. The crack has good gear but also two resident, large chicks deep in the crack (June 03). Suggest we all leave them alone to fledge in peace and avoid the route in May and June in future.
Paul J - 06/Jun/03

The initial wall has been cleaned recently by the look of it, and the main unstable bits removed (it's still a bit loose though). The rest was excellent (still with in situ Jackdaw chicks) but rather harder than 4b.
Simon Caldwell - 01/Jun/08

Seems pretty clean now but is 4c rather than 4b. Worthwhile if you like clean jamming.
GrahamD - 22/Jun/09

This is a really good route - even the lower wall is okay - but it isn't 4b. I'd grade it at solid 4c. (Will those Jackdaw chicks ever move out?)
Nigel Edley - 26/May/14

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