Long Rock Eliminate
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A good direct line right up the middle of the slab. Start 4m right of the arete as for Midnight Cowboy.</br>1) 5a, 19m. Climb directly up thin cracks to the apex of the first overlap at 8m. Continue up twin thin cracks above before moving up left to the reddy/brown sloping stance of Midnight Cowboy. Belay on good wires.</br>2) 4c, 35m. Move up rightwards through the overlap as for Midnight Cowboy and up to a small overlap. Take the thin line slightly rightwards until the rock becomes broken and vegetated. Finish slightly leftwards with care. Stake belay.
FA. Dave Johnston, Alan Baker 11.4.1971