Catastrophe Internationale Top 50

3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
 E5 6c

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8m. From the right-hand end of the long elongated slot, climb straight up the steep wall by hard pulls on pebbles and desperate friction. The landing is hard. Apache Internationale is probably the easiest method of getting up the wall and Catastrophe Dawn the hardest!
FA. Nick Dixon 1985

USER COMMENTS

only 4 moves,but do you grab the heather or mantle?the choice is yours.
mark - 13/May/03

Did this way back in late 1990 and felt it to be E5 6b then. The new BMC guide has got it right. Better to mantle than crank too hard on the heather (as my mate found out!)
DaveC at Work - 11/Jan/05

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