Herbie

3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
 7c+

Adjacent Routes
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The right-hand tufa is hard to reach and pumpy thereafter. It has become popular to finish on the left, before the upper tufa. This is easier but still worth 7c+.
FA. Mark Leach 1985

USER COMMENTS

Brilliant rock, brilliant moves, brillant route.
andy farnell - 13/Jun/05

Brilliant. Kills your skin whilst figuring out the moves, but not too bad once you know the holds. The description here says finish before the tufa, eh? Do you not mean its become popular to move left to the flake, then back right to finish up the tufa?
Ged Desforges - 29/Mar/07

After some discussion at the crag the believe was that you used to be able to climb direct to the flake without the tufa using the now defunct hold on N'Obsession - now you have to go on the tufa now and then have the choice of going left to flake and back right or straight up the tufa. The consensus was that there isn't much difference in difficulty.

Anyway as said brilliant route with great moves all the way.
Ian Patterson - 04/Apr/07

Brilliant as aforementioned. Feels quite akin to a harder and slightly better serious young toads. quite sustained no real obvious rests.
timb - 03/Sep/07

Bolts replaced, Feb 08
richardh - 12/Feb/08

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