Chiselling the Dragon

2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
 7c

Adjacent Routes
<< Raindogs < Rainshadow  |  Seventh Aardvark > Bat Route >>


12m. A fine but frustrating climb up past the left-hand side of the prominent undercut.
FA. Mark Leach, Craig Smith 1985. This is the first section of the old aid route - The Directissima (hence the extra polish).

USER COMMENTS

Rahhhh to the undercling.
Jordan - 30/Jul/02

more polished than your grandmas mantel piece, after a sale on mr sheen, at the local convenience store during spring cleaning.
non importanto - 01/Jul/03

One very hard move unless you're a giant!
S i'm on &amp; on - 22/Sep/04

I'm no giant, and it can't be that hard a move if i did first go once given the beta.
princess - 26/Oct/05

The polish doesn't affect the route much - like lots of other Malahm routes. The move to the undercling is desperate and leads to an easier (F7a/+) finish. Well worth doing
peter - 05/Jun/06

There is a shorties technical non-reachy way to get the undercling which avoids all the hideous slapping malarky. It's still a tough move though. Peter's right about the polish, it's no worse than Raindogs, Consenting etc.
andy farnell - 01/Mar/08

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