The Bulger

1 Stars
 VS 4c

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14m. The leaning corner (as for Elegy), and the awkward wide crack above, give an unsatisfying struggle. Bridge the lower section and swim up the final bit - all very graunchy.
FA. Joe Brown, Don Whillans 1951


if you like pretending to be a whale this is a good climb for you.
wurzel - 26/Jun/02

If you don't climb at the Roaches much then this a is a good way to reacquant yourself with Staffordshire-style VS. It has all flavours of awkward but with good gear.
Duncan Irving - 04/May/04

Orrible. Udgy, indelicate and (c.f guide) strangely unsatisfying.
Duz Walker - 21/Nov/04

climbing out of the corner is the crux but well protected and succumbs to technique. the wide crack above is a joy but unprotected for quite some way unless you have a friend 5. much hilarity ensued when i realised i was going to have to get stuck right in, which was fine except for the realisation i was wearing a brand new down jacket, which I managed to remove while hanging out of the crack on a knee jam :o)
Jon Greengrass - 22/Nov/04

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