Vespasian

3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
 8b

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The line of shallow open grooves is the hardest route on Portland that requires a BIG span for success.
FA. Pete Oxley 1.10.1994

USER COMMENTS

In my dreams ....!
Fred Mead - 30/May/05

i found this route a tad overgraded. in the previous rockfax it is 8a plus which i believe is a more suitable grade. If it really is 8b then all I have to say is that it is a pushover!!
Neil - 06/Jul/05

I heared Gaskins had some serious trouble on it tho...
FredMead - 06/Nov/05

this must be a very difficult route to grade (not unlike most other hard routes in Portland) - it is perhaps a solid 8a+ if you are tall enough and don't have to use some of the small intermediate holds, for shorter people it must be much harder though
vlad - 16/Jun/08

it looks like the vertical handhold for the right hand at the beginning of the crux has been chipped (or at least improved); also a tiny foothold for the left foot looks "unnatural" (which is a shame as the move can be done without it without adding to the grade)
vlad - 21/Jul/08

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