Route Grade Votings
Total votes cast 35
An excellent pitch. Climb onto a huge block just right of Pearly Gate, then head up and follow a groove just left of the half-height overhang.
Nice route up the obvious grove. Gear felt a little spaced at times, but solid which was nice!!
Very enjoyable route. I think I developed tunnel vision because I found very little gear at and after the crux.
Very nice route, my first E1, it felt a bit of a soft touch for the grade. I did top-rope it first though...!
My first E1 lead. Have to confess I was expecting something a little bit harder - maybe I went the wrong way, the line seems to disappear a bit when you reach the top of the groove - I headed more or less straight up over the blocks to finish. Despite above comments a very worthwhile and quite technical route, probably the best I have done at Cattle Troughs.
Felt a bit tricky and exposed since this weekend was my first time outside since October! Think I may have missed some of the gear/holds referred to above... I went slightly right of the groove to more accommodating territory.
Looked benign from below but was glad I was on the second when I got on it. Climbing was fine and not strenuous but the gear looked hard won. Slight bulge near the top is a bit steeper than it looks from the start.