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3 Stars
Pumpy
 E3 5c

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Brilliant wall-climbing on excellent rock. Start in the centre of the wall at a boulder below a wide horizontal crack at 3m.
30m. From the wide crack move onto the wall above via a pocket up and right. Follow the wall on good holds to the wide mid-height break of The Smile. Traverse the wide break left for 5m to below an old ring-peg in the upper wall. Climb the fingery wall past the peg to the top.
FA. Chris Nicholson, Nick White 16.8.1984

USER COMMENTS

This route is NOT bold at the start. All you have to do is place a small friend diagonally in the diagonal finger buckets and it is safe. Quite a soft touch for E3 IMO.
Neville Contractor - 15/May/06

Not bold at all. Fantastic route, good moves all the way to the top.
Richard White - 08/Jun/07

It is a BIT bold at the start - you're quite close to the boulders. Another classic Sharpnose wall climb, made amenable by the good rest in the break. Getting to and past the peg requires some gusto, the finish is very nice.
Fiend - 12/Aug/07

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