Queer Street

3 Stars
Pumpy
 E3 6a

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A fantastic, but often frustrating and energy sapping route which is getting rather polished. Very safe, but strenuous to make it so. Climb to the groove and bridge up this until a layback sequence is demanded. If successful, move left to easier climbing leading to the break. Direct finish - straight up from the top of the groove.
FA. Tom Proctor, Chris Jackson 1971
FA. (Direct Finish) Gary Gibson, Ian Riddington 1984

USER COMMENTS

Often feels greasy perhaps due to proximity of tree. Last moves up the wall right of the groove are exciting which I assumed was the finish - not knowing what a yew tree looks like and there being 2 trees to head for maybe I went the wrong way.
Simon Lee - 10/Jul/05

I think Yew is the left one from memory, I chose the wall right of the groove, and also thought it was exciting (and dirty)...
Chris - 04/Jun/06

Upper wall de-turfed (might still be a bit dusty) and new thread last w/e. The stuck wire is trashed - needs tapping out with a hammer if you're passing.
Ian Milward - 27/Jun/09

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