Great Central Route
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A popular climb with two worthwhile and contrasting pitches.
1) HVS 5a, 25m. Follow a flake/groove then move right past a tree to gain a bigger flake/corner. Climb this to the break. Often done in its own right and pleasant enough.
2) 5c, 15m. Struggle desperately past a peg on the bulge and thrash up the groove above and on into the trees.
FA. Rod Brown, Alan Wright (aid) 1963
Bottom pitch is more like E1 5b.
Roger Whetton - 23/Jul/00
A great route. I did it in 1 big 40pitch, the lower hvs is not tiring leaving great exposure for the upper pitch! Bring lots of quickdraws and a few bits of bigger gear.
Evan Holdsworth - 25/Apr/10
First pitch is tricky HVS 5a** and worthwhile in it's own right.
mark20 - 26/Jul/11
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