The Lean Machine

3 Stars
 E5 6a

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An incredibly steep and pumpy climb that wends its withering way up a series of well-protected cracks in the centre of the wall. Start on top of a massive boulder at the base of the abseil. From the boulder, climb a thin crack to the low horizontal break. Move left and climb the accommodating crack-line rightwards on good holds until a move up left gains a small right leaning overhang. Move out right up the wall via a thin crack and then up to belay on the abseil rope where the angle drops back. Pull out on the abseil rope to finish.
FA. Martin Crocker, Jim Robertson 11.6.1983


I don't think many people would consider this to be E4. Great route, no hard moves just very sustained. Make sure you have an ab rope to finish up, as the top out would be unpleasant/impossible without
Ged Desforges - 04/May/10

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