Left Approximation


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About 600m. This route has about 18 pitches and leads up the left-hand edge of the face, bounded by grass slopes to the left. Start right of these and cross the right-hand side of a curving overlap (5-) then trend left up slabs for four or five pitches (4) to reach a prominent steep groove. Above this, some huge loose flakes have to be crossed to reach three left-trending overlaps. Cross the first one and belay under the second, before following it leftwards to a grassy ledge. Head round the right-hand side of a roof and climb flake-cracks up and right to poorly-protected friction moves (6-) leading to the base of a basalt dyke/gully.</br>From here there are three choices: </br>1) Abseil down the route (no fixed anchors?).</br>2) Trend left across slabs to reach a col on the ridge.</br>3) Follow the dyke for seven more pitches, crossing a roof (5), and arriving on the north ridge one pitch below the summit.
FA. Ole Klingeman, Eggert Keller 7.1997


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