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3 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
 E2 5c

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10m. Climb the shallow groove precariously on sloping holds to reach the overhang and runners, including a fat thread. Climb direct or slightly right to finish. The escape out right is a cop-out, otherwise the route is high in the grade.
FA. Terry Sullivan (3 pegs - well it was freezing) 1960. FFA. Tony Marr (finished to the right) 1965. FA. (Direct) Paul Ingham 1977

USER COMMENTS

One of the best routes in the area. ***
Ian - 31/May/07

I believe the line described is the way Tony Marr did it - finishing up the right edge - it's the way I have always done it. Paul Ingham finished up the middle of the face off an undercut.
Chris Shorter - 16/Jun/07

Sesame is the crux! Kept thinking something was going to catch me out on the upper section, but nothing happened. Need to keep your cool with the top out however.
David Warburton - 20/Apr/08

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