Sinbad

2 Stars
Pumpy
 E1 5b

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A very pleasant outing with lots of variety. Start at a V-groove in the buttress front. The start has the 5b move but the fantastic second pitch feels the harder of the two.
1) 5b, 18m. Thrutch up the groove to a crack (thread). Move left over a roof then right onto the face. Ascend a deep crack to the fault-line.
2) 5a, 20m. Gain the wall above and take a crack to a bulge. Pass this and climb slabs to a small exit-corner finishing rightwards.
FA. Richard Crewe, Kenny Winkworth 11.5.1969

USER COMMENTS

Well worth doing. Only the first move on the first pitch is 5b, after that it's straightforward. I personally found the second pitch harder overall, with the crux quite high up. Not easy to find the line if using the CC guidebook.
Adrian Paisey - 26/Sep/01

good route but i second the comment about the line in the cc book. after the bulge keep going up and trend right.
andy bateson - 07/Apr/03

can only agree with above comments, second pitch quite steep and sustained at 5a
ian - 27/Apr/03

Two stars for brilliant second pitch
Mike Raine - 09/Jun/03

Brilliant second pitch. The start of the first pitch seemed much harder than anything else on the route to me.
Andy - 01/Aug/05

Excellent route with the 2nd pitch being much better. Plenty of soft stuff to contend with in the middle section. Don't pull too hard.
jez p - 28/Aug/05

Very tricky/strenuous start, exciting moves across the face to get to the deep crack. Lots of fulmars watching us belay. Lovely top pitch, good solid 5a with some nice moves right to the finishing corner. Marvellous!
jtree03 - 02/Jun/06

This brilliant route works fine as a single pitch. I think that first move is probably 5c but with perfect protection.
matt perks - 10/May/08

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