The Thumb

3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
 8a

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The long curving overlap defining the rightside of the steepest section of the North Buttress gives the line of this hard classic. Climb to the overlap and head left taking in some delicate and awkward climbing to the crux pull on to the vertical headwall.
FA. Pete Gomersall 1987

USER COMMENTS

A classy line and one of the best 8a's in the UK. A hands off rest is possible (knee pads optional) half way, with the redpoint crux being a long reach at the end of the traverse.
Tom Briggs - 01/Feb/02

Hi,

Rebolted it last year.

C
Craig Smith - 16/Feb/05

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