Bypass

1 Stars
Pumpy
 S

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Engaging, varied and well protected. Climb direct up the rounded rib to a prominent left-facing layback flake.

USER COMMENTS

First climb I did at Swanage. Plenty of exposure but good gear (once you get there).
Mike Richardson - 02/Jun/00

My first climb of the season, not having trained and needing to take it easy on a damaged finger - confidence very battered after struggling up this 'easy' climb. wellcome to swannage.
Albie - 22/Apr/02

a lesson in ensuring you tick the right climb - my first "severe" lead based on the idea i'd climebed it before when i hadn't. really enjoyed it once i commited to the mantle halfway up.
basecamp - 24/Jun/03

Great climb with plenty of gear.
Jez - 23/Aug/03

First climb of the year a great welcome back. Intimidating exposed start but once first bit of pro is placed its an easy charge to the top.
Danny Brooks - 26/Feb/06

Well protected? Well, yes after you've done the bold start on no gear. Was probably nearing half way before I got my first worthwile bit of gear.
dpmUK - 05/Apr/06

I think you must have missed something dpmUk, because I found this route to be very well protected. Certainly stacks of gear before half way.
DaveF - 05/Jun/06

I agree with the above. i found a few runner placements before halfway. Good climbing with maybe one exposed move
Lloyd - 17/Mar/07

Gear a bit sparse at the start but good moves after you gain the ledge. Cam stuck in the crack near the top.
Mr AJ Yudin - 11/Sep/10

Nice climb but a couple of moves before you can get the first runner in. After that, all fine, with plenty of gear (couldn't see the stuck cam).
Mark Reed - 27/Sep/10

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