Oblivion is Forever

1 Stars
 6c

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The belay is a bit too low, so top-out first to get the tick. Only 6a if not climbed past the belay.
FA. Pete Oxley 8.8.1988

USER COMMENTS

could do with a belay bolt now that you have to climb out above the landslide? falling off before the first bolt would currently be a bit nasty
Toby - 28/Oct/00

I agree - why don't you put one in Toby?
Steve Taylor - 03/Jul/01

thats a nasty top move past the belay, sod the 6b tick !! much harder than the rest of it.
richardh - 03/Apr/02

What this area needs is either the fire brigade with high pressure hoses or abouit 50 climbers with spades. The routes could be made 20-30ft longer and leave a good belay ledge at the bottom ( of course it would need a bit of rebolting and possibly regrading). This isnt as stupid as it sounds, we did the same thing to Coal measure crag at Anglezarke a few years ago.
Al Evans - 16/Sep/02

I thought this route was really nice until I clipped the peg and went for the final moves up to and past the lower off - much harder move than you would expect for a 6b route. Also dont look down until you have clipped the first bolt!
Richard Horn - 09/Mar/04

the previous comments fail to understand the
routes history, first done with the one peg to
a clean top out. The current route has none of the aura of the original, which fealt as bold as many grit E5's
nealh - 29/Sep/04

Straightforward up to the peg, desperate - for me at least - going past it. The first bolt seems high but the climbing steady.
Matthew Webb - 27/Jul/06

fairplay to anyone that led this pre-bolts! That top move is fierce. I've not found a stopper move like this on any other 6b to date. Wouldn't have been out of place on a far harder graded route...
Wilbur - 23/Oct/06

Double bolt belay added.
Dorset Bolt Fund - 29/Mar/11

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