Kendo Nagasaki

2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
 7a+

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Challenging climbing with some blind moves at the bulge. Finish leftwards.
FA. Martin Crocker 7.5.1989

USER COMMENTS

An excellent technical finish with some blind moves past the old peg and a sustained section above (the peg is not clipped since there is a bolt next to it). Hard to onsight but much easier to red point.
Alan James - 03/Apr/00

Guidebooks are graded for on-sights aren't they?!
Guy - 09/Jul/01

NO
ben stokes - 16/Jul/01

All routes are graded for on-sights, always have beeen, always will.
Gary - 30/Dec/03

Sport grades are graded for the easiest way up the route, with redpoint ethics. UK grades are graded for onsight leads.
Woker - 05/Jan/04

really good 7a+ definite value for money at this grade! very powerful through the buldge! i thought it had some good moves and deserves far more than 1 star in my opinion! don't walk past it! save some energy for the finish as well you'll be needing it
andy schof - 15/Feb/09

Agreed Andy, this is well worth 2*'s, excellent sustained climbing past a blind crux with a slight sting in the tail over the final bulge.
Paul Edwards - 05/May/09

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