Le Jaune Mechanique

1 Stars
 E4 5c

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Good climbing that weaves up the left edge of the huge Ocean Boulevard Wall. Start at a step in the rock platform. The pegs are now rusty.</br>1) 5c, 22m. Climb onto the left wall of the arete (thread) and continue (thread) to a shallow groove. Step right and up the left side of the arete (thread) to a belay on the fault-line (peg and thread).</br>2) 5b, 24m. Pass the overhang above on the right (peg) to join Barracuda to finish.
FA. Pete Oxley, Crispin Waddy 21.6.1986


The initial wall is deceptive, a well worthwhile climb, and if you are capable of climbing the route the rusty pegs won't bother you.
Brian Tilley - 29/Mar/00

Good route, best to do it in one pitch to avoid dodgy pegs in fault. Felt harder than Barracuda, but could have been a Sunday (work it out).
Richard White - 25/Mar/07

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