Ou est le Spit?

1 Stars
 E6 6b

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6m. The ramp on the north face of the boulder to a gripping swarm to safety. Diminutive but worthwhile.
FA. Nick Dixon 1986


has a new wire brushed hold on the top
mark s - 20/Feb/02

Worthwhile, despite the size. The landing is either a nice flat surface or an appauling gap (no mats now!) between boulders depending whether you jump off or fall off.
Jon Read - 21/Feb/02

This is nowhere near E6 for a headpoint as the tech grade is only 6a and it is only 5m high, if that. Think nearer E4 6a.
Ed - 17/Jul/02

E6 is given for an onsight ascent. A headpoint is bound to feel 2 grades easier.
Dave - 18/Jul/02

Talking to a very good climber other day, there seems to be some confusion as to where this and Wolfman of the KGB go. I had always assumed that Ou est... takes the obvious ramp and vertical seam to a small finger-tip pocket, directly above the boulders. However, others think it takes the rippled wall to the left (harder), just to the right of the HVS arete, directly above the flat landing platform. What do YOU think?
Jon Read - 21/Oct/02

Ou est le spit? means where is the bolt in french, good eh!
MattG - 04/Apr/03

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