King Kong

2 Stars
Technical
 E3 6a

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12m. Bridge the shallow scoop up to the overhang, and reach over for a good hold then flick into the crucial mantelshelf - though the tall will probably just topple over backwards.
FA. Al Parker 1978

USER COMMENTS

This route gets a bad press. For anyone over 5'10'' there is no need to emabark on an 'awful' mantleshelf - its much easier and more logical to reach direct from the good hold probably making the route easier for the tall.
Nige M - 03/Mar/03

You spoilsport Nige M. You're right of course (and I know someone 5'6" who's done it the way you suggest), but people come to no harm following the guidebook method!
John Gillott - 03/Mar/03

Commit to the mantle 100 percent and it's a piece of duff!
MantleMaster - 07/Jun/04

Mantleshelf would prob b easier but I did it via a rockover onto the lower part of the hold with right foot and lock up to slopers with the RH and then match...tenous!
Ted - 27/Oct/04

Much easier for the tall
Goi Ashmore - 07/Oct/07

Very much an eliminate so should only get 1 star
craig devonshire - 09/Jun/08

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