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3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
 E1 5c

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14m. The superb long leaning groove gives a great piece of climbing, sustained, though with good protection, and a hard move high up (well, apart from the move to get off the ground). Well worth calling in for when the conditions are right.
FA. Terry Sullivan (6 pegs for aid) 1956. FFA. Tony Marr 1970

USER COMMENTS

Agree with the E1 tag. E1+ would be more accurate. The crux is getting off the floor.
Ian - 31/May/07

this is quite a sandbag at E1 I reckon. The crucial handhold/chock near the top was pretty loose today - has it always been wobbly? Worth warning your belayer about it - quite hard to assess how 'well in' it is......
more E2 5b than E1 5c I reckon.
Steve Ramsden - 25/May/08

Agree with Steve. It's E2 and the move off the deck is the technical crux. As for the top section....armbar ;-)
David Warburton - 09/Jun/08

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