White Horse

1 Stars
Pumpy
 E2 5b

Adjacent Routes
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A big, atmospheric line that follows the right-bounding fissure above the small zawn. The start is sometimes damp and needs time to dry out.
1) 5b, 20m. Move into the back of the zawn (ledge) and climb outwards on the left wall (looking in) to gain a bottomless chimney and corner above, which leads to the fault-line.
2) 5a, 22m. Ascend the crack steeply past a roof. Continue in the same line to the top, finishing on a solid ledge.
FA. Gordon Smith, Richard Crewe 3.10.1971
FFA. Howard Lancashire 1979

USER COMMENTS

Do it in 3 pitches at least!
1 - Traverse to the back of the cave 5c
2 - Up and across the roof to a hanging belay just past the end of the roof 5b
3 - Follow the crackline to the top 5b
Very interesting route.
Haggis - 06/Oct/03

Did the alterative start up Soul Sacrifice so canít comment on the first pitch but I thought the move over the roof on the second pitch was hard for 5a.
felix - 07/Feb/05

do the soul sacrifice start, it's much cleaner and better climbing.
the corner crack is quite dirty in places and the belay ledge is totally caked in guano.
agree that the move over the roof should be 5b - i tried to turn it on the right but ended up coming back at the peg. reasonable gear all the way though.
ian bryant - 21/Nov/05

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