Via Christina

2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
 HVS 5a

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A wild route with great moves on big holds up the steep arete. Start just beyond the far end of the high ledges. Climb the steep buttress starting from the left. Watch out for a loose but avoidable block at the top. A better and more comfortable way of starting the route is to scramble or abseil directly to ledges at sea level.
FA. K.Cartwright 1.4.1966

USER COMMENTS

not surpsied there are no comments for this one, the approach looked bloody desperate!
ian - 19/Nov/01

This is a great route! We abb'd in directly down the line, then swung onto the ledge at the start of the route. Great moves on big holds up the steep arete.

Beware of the very loose block at the top!!
Adiran P - 14/Jun/02

finally got back to do this route in calmer seas. quite short but very pumpy.
ian bryant - 30/May/03

Getting underneath it from the main ledge is a bit awkward but quite possible. Kind of pumpy.
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matt perks - 22/Nov/04

Getting to pthe base of this route is pretty simple - just step across the gap and put a couple of wires in the starting crack.
Fine route - steep, pumpy and with good gear.
steve taylor - 03/May/05

We ab'd in down the chimney and set up a semi-hanging belay at the bottom of the route. Can scuttle around to the start after the ab in. Another great lead by Carl, steep but short lived. Whole situation feels a bit out there even though it's not that bad.
Dave Foster - 22/Aug/08

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