Second's Advance

1 Stars
 HVS 5b

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14m. The wall (with tricky mantelshelf) and the hanging crack above and right are altogether a pleasanter affair.
<font color="red">The route should move left into the chimney above the bulge. The direct finish shown on the topo is much harder.</font>
FA. Bob Hassall 1962

USER COMMENTS

Not 5b by Hen Cloud standards. Steep, but good jams and well protected. Would get more stars but for the detour at the top.
Dave Garnett - 24/Jun/04

shame the info about the top is not in the book. had a mini epic on this one. beware.
simon andrews - 17/Feb/06

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