If You Should Go Skating

1 Stars
 6c

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The butch overhang is followed by a thin wall crack. The start has become overgrown with ivy so start up either of the adjacent lines.
FA. Nic Hellyer 19.10.1996

USER COMMENTS

The dyno can be done static if you're tall, or eliminated if you're strong. Watch out for the laybacking, the wall is a bit polished!
Ben - 15/Mar/00

You'll have to talk me through this "static dyno" stuff Ben!
Nic - 15/Mar/00

The top layback section is a P of P but I think a hold has come off the lower overhang bit. There is a new scar and its well English 6a/b. A one move wonder now but well hard for 6c.
Al Evans - 19/Nov/01

The bottom section is relatively straight-forward to a hands off rest, the layback sequence higher up is superb. Steady for 6c.
flapper - 03/Aug/03

nic, finally did this this summer, lower crux is fine but wasn't sure whether ledge left of arete was on route, as avoiding this would be proper hard and a little contrived, enjoyed the route though.
nealh - 29/Sep/04

The ledge is most definitely IN - leaving it out ( or "leavin' it aht!" as we say in London) would make it about 7c...The bolt here is a little too far to the right, but you can clip it from above if you really need to!
Nic - 30/Sep/04

yeah this climb is well easy. i did it blindfolded, some people may know me as legless freddy, so if ui can do it any of u pussys can. "rock on!"
alfred - 01/Jun/05

i love rock sex!
alfred - 01/Jun/05

I apologise for the two comments above. It was a mate of mine trying to be funny!
FredMead - 01/Feb/06

Disjointed and with hard moves (through the overhang) for the grade.
gache - 04/Jun/07

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