Pincushion Top 50

2 Stars
Technical
 E2 6a

Adjacent Routes
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A route of contrasts - it has roofs, slabs and cracks, wide bits, thin bits and blank bits. Start beneath the corner of Barbarian.
1) 4b, 20m. As for Monkey Puzzle.
2) 6a, 40m. Climb the chimney to the roof, then make a testing traverse left across the slab. Pull up over the roof then climb a crack until a short distance below a roof. Move right to another crack and then right again at another roof to a final crack.
FA. P.Davies, M.Harris, R.Chorley (some aid) 6.10.1956
FFA. H.Barber 1973

USER COMMENTS

Harder than Silly Arete
martin - 11/Mar/10

eh? E2 5c with a 6a pitch?
Definitely not 6a. You just got to trust your feet.
Best done in a single pitch.
Excellent route
Alex Elsworth - 07/Jul/10

Changed from E2 5c ** to E2 6a **, 0% of 4 votes for 6a
ROCKFAX - 11/Oct/13

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  • Route Grade Votings

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