Zig Zag

2 Stars
 VS 4c

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A steep and strong line that links some prominent features on the left-hand side of the main cliff. Start a short distance left of the awkward step-down in the path, right of a black corner.</br>1) 4b, 10m. Climb the wall and cracks just right of the black corner's right arete to a belay at a huge spike. A good steep pitch on positive holds. The black corner itself is an alternative at 4c.</br>2) 4c, 23m. Move up the blocks to a ledge, step right and climb a steep black vein to a ledge on the right below a large overhang.</br>3) 4c, 26m. From the left end of the ledge climb up left of the overhang and move up to a crack that runs back rightwards. Near the top of the crack make a final puzzling move to easier ground that leads left to the top.
FA. Jim Cortlandt-Simpson, R.G Higgins, Keith Lawder 9.1948


Very fine route, with lovely moves up the steep section. I think pitch 2 should read 10 metres (to the sloping ledge belay) not 23. The belay gives good shelter when its raining!!!
Derek Morton - 10/Sep/11

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