Hurricane on a Millpond

2 Stars
Technical
Strong
 7c+

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One of the most technical face-moves in the area, best accomplished on an ice-cold day.
FA. Pete Oxley 21.11.1996

USER COMMENTS

Straight forward crimping. Crux for the short is the lower bulge before the upper slab. There's plenty more technical routes about!
JIMBO - 19/Mar/00

Having done virtually everything on Portland I can assure the user there are no flat wall moves more technical than these on Portland. Balance of Power is about the same level though.
Pete Oxley - 24/Mar/00

after doing the rout i was a little dissapointed, the crux is hard indeaad dont get me wrong some of the hardest moves ive ever done just the rest of the rout lets it down, sorry
neil hogg - 15/Apr/01

Had a play on this ... absolutely nails. Harder crux move than Breathing method ... not as sustained, defo hard 7c+ maybe 8a.
FredMead - 05/Nov/05

Basically a 6 move V9 boulder problem on a rope. Dont even bother trying it unless its freezing.
Adam Lincoln - 06/Nov/06

tried this on Saturday, desparate! Waited for the temp to drop a few degrees in the afternoon and it felt quite reasonable. Very temp dependant but didn't think it was too technical - fairly strightforward once it's cold enough; low/mid grade 7c+
Steve Golley - 04/Feb/08

Some good moves and not holds not that bad
Robert Mirfin - 30/Jun/09

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