I Walk the Line

2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
 7b

Adjacent Routes
<< Corinthian Spirit < Cybernetic Orchard  |  Portland Heights > Grand Larceny >>


Intricate and sustained climbing up the wall just to the right of the long groove of Cybernetic Orchard. Start right of a low overhang below a difficult-to-see bolt. Climb up broken ground to the main wall. Climb the wall directly via some hard climbing in its mid section.
FA. Gary Gibson 4.5.2006

USER COMMENTS

A fantastic route, steep, juggy and more exposed than your average Portland 6c. Will clean up well.
tom rainbow - 22/Apr/01

I agree a very cool route with a spectacular finish, steep and juggy, worth at least 2 stars.
James Dunlop - 29/Dec/01

Agree with both of the above.
Richard White - 10/Apr/02

After 10 metres of sandy choss, the route is brilliant- some of the best overhanging tufa climbing I've done in the UK.
A couple of the holds are well scary, but they held my 10 stone. Do it.
John Alcock - 29/Sep/03

Shame about the start, which is awful, but the rest more than makes up for it! There are lots of really good rests on this route. I thought the bolting was really strange. Lower down where the climbing is easy it is completely over-bolted (second bolt is redundant), but on the steep stuff at the top, just when the pump sets in, it gets a bit run-out!
daithi - 27/Nov/05

The start has now cleaned up nicely to give one of the best 6c's on the Island - 3 stars?
Rob Kennard - 23/Feb/09

Brilliant!
Richard Dagnan - 21/Jul/10

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