Over the Moors

3 Stars
 E5 6b

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16m. Climb the bold and bald wall trending slightly rightwards.
FA. Paul Clark 1990s


A crucial nut runner lurkes in a pocket. Bolder wall/slab to the right again is Black Mountain College (Andy Popp 90s) E7 6b.
Jon Read - 24/Sep/02

how can 2 people find this easy E5, and then Jon Read comes along with crucial runner info and proclaims it E7? who is missing what?
martin k - 04/Nov/02

pardon? there are 2 routes being discussed here, Over the Moors is the route on the left of the wall (e5) and Black Mountain Collage on the right of the wall (e7)...or have i miscontrued the comment?
paul hesketh - 05/Nov/02

Ay? I thought it was quite clear. Over The Moors is on the left (and has a nut runner in a pocket, and is E5) and Black Mountain College is to the right (and doesn't, and is E7). Does that make sense now?
Jon Read - 06/Nov/02

perfect sense to me Jon old chap, me thinks martin k was misunderstanding your comments...

c'est la vie
paul hesketh - 06/Nov/02

je suis le muppet! i read it v quickly one lunchtime and didn't quite connect the E7 bit with the Black Mountain Collage bit...sorry folks! (I also hoped it may also explain why Budgie and i couldn't get anywhere near it!)
martin k - 05/Dec/02

Surely it's worth a star or two?
Paul Clark - 06/Dec/02

I think it had three ascent in as many weeks. All of them thinking they were the first to do it.
Bob Hesketh - 01/May/03

Black Mountain College a 3 star E7 6b, low in the grade, quite bold. Up that wall to the right without the runner placement. Had quite a few repeats.
Tom dG - 29/May/03

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