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3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
 HVS 5a

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A hidden classic up the alternating slabs and overhangs of the front face. Start by scrambling around the base of the buttress to a tree on the right.
1) 5a. Move up to the right end of the overhangs and climb a short corner (not the square-cut longer corner to the right). Pull out left after 3m and move across the slab to a belay.
2) 5a. Move up behind the belay and move right with interest. Up to another slab before moving up to the overhang. Restricted moves left gain the arete and much easier climbing to the summit.
FA. T.Patey 1959

USER COMMENTS

Beautifully varied & airy. Care needed with rope work. Although it meanders all over the place the line seems logical once you're on it.
Iain Thow - 20/Dec/08

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