The Overlap

3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
 E5 6b

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The full-height, right-to-left-trending overlap gives a superb pitch. Follow the line all the way to a lower-off/abseil station at its end. The hardest section is midway passing the overhang and moving left - peg - to the base of the upper half of the line.
FFA. Martin Berzins, Chris Sowden 15.5.1984

USER COMMENTS

'ard. got through the "crux" bulge to the big holds ok, then fell off the traverse left due to a biiiig pump. COuldnt Livesy have chipped a foothold there?! Peg at traverse in good nick. 1st peg at top of initial corner is f****d, but easily backed up by good small wire. Beware loose rock n intiial corner, i pulled off a biiiig block that looked solid!

awesome line,the best trad route at kilnsey? clean enough, get on it
Ged Desforges - 21/Aug/06

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