Phantom Rib

2 Stars
 VS 4c

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A great and popular climb up a series of ribs on the left-hand side of the buttress. Start at the base of a chimney that leads up to the base of Nea.</br>1) 4b, 15m. On the left wall are two parallel cracks. Climb them to a niche, then step into the right crack. Continue past a tree and belay on the ledge.</br>2) 4c, 12m. Step up the groove onto a sloping ledge and traverse right to the arete (good cams in break). Follow the arete up on small holds, and even smaller wires, to a large ledge and belay above the arete.</br>3) 4b, 18m. Move right across the ledge and climb up stepped slabby rock to below a prominent corner. Follow the corner until you are forced to make a step right to below a hanging groove. Follow the groove in the arete to the large sloping ledge. Either belay here, or continue up P4 to the top.</br>4) 4a, 15m. Shuffle right along the sloping ledge to a corner on the right, step back left then climb straight up to the large ledge (belay/abseil on a tree to the left).
FA. G.Pigott, M.Kennedy-Frazer, W.Stock 19.4.1949

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A good quality route, proper VS
Matt1000 - 14/Mar/10

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