Silica

2 Stars
 E3 5c

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Next is a thin flake in an undercut slab. Gain the slab by using the flake (wires) and then continue precariously up the flake also using the right arete to a harrowing final couple of moves. Harder and scarier than it looks.
FA. John Fleming 1977

USER COMMENTS

One which may be easier for the short! The flake is not the gear monster you are hoping for! The moves are fantasrtic moving right to the arete. Remember, it's a slab. Top end E2.
Garan - 21/May/04

Found the starting pull over the roof hard but maybe I put the wrong (right) foot up over the roof first?(prob best to put left foot on the unhelpful sidepull thing). Upper section not too bad but there is a high tricky last move up the arete fortunately with a cam at your waist.
Ted - 14/Nov/04

Not as bad as it looks, tricky pull to get etablished on the slab with good gear at your waist and then pretty steady to the top.
Ropeboy - 24/Apr/06

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