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2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
 E1 5b

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Stylish climbing requiring good technique and a set of strong fingers. Start just left of the cave below a ledge at 3m. 1) 5b, 15m. Boulder to a ledge at 3m and move up the technical wall above it. Continue through the narrowing groove to a stance on a prow. 2) 5a, 10m. Climb up the steep crack behind the belay and then traverse wildly rightwards around the arete to finish direct on good holds.
FA. Pat Littlejohn, Ed Grindley 30.6.1968

USER COMMENTS

Nice and varied route - got a bit of everything. The final swing round the nose is fantastic, though committing to it can be a problem...
chris j - 08/Jul/05

This was HVS in the Nick White CC guide. E1 seems fair now the peg has gone and it's gained some polish. It's a fine route, and easy to climb as one pitch provided you extend the runners protecting the traverse.
Martin Ladbury - 22/May/11

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  • Route Grade Votings

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