Oxine

3 Stars
Pumpy
 VS 4c

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A great combination of the first pitch of a VS called Oxo and the steep and thrilling top pitch of Bovine.
1) 4b, 30m. Start 10m left of the wall that touches the crag. Climb up a few metres and traverse right to a small ledge. Continue rightwards, passing a pinnacle to reach a small flat wall, pass this and gain the ledge on the right. Good belay.
2) 4c, 28m. This is what you came for. Steep, exposed climbing on holds the size of buckets. Climb the groove above the ledge for 2m, make a hard move right to huge holds and blast-off directly up the wall.
FA. (Oxo) J.Lees, G.Roberts, W.Trench 12.4.1953
FA. (Bovine) C.Davies, B.Wright, D.McKelvey 19.5.1957

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