Dawn

3 Stars
Pumpy
 HVS 5b

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14m. Jam the fine crack then continue via a couple of niches to a steep finale. The left-hand crack throughout is a pumpier, though still worthwhile, E2 5c.
FA.Graham Kilner 1961 FFA Mick Pooler 63

USER COMMENTS

Another E0 candidate, maybe even E1 compared to Central Route or Ann?? Two hard sections and tricky to place gear in the upper part. Much better than it looks, the upper "directional" moves are great.
Fiend - 19/Sep/02

Technically harder than Central Route, but you could sit down half way up this route. Good gear, and once you know the moves, the sort of route you would repeat. Definitely HVS 5b. Left hand variant worth a look. Safe and short E2 5c.
John B - 01/Nov/02

Nice route. Bottom is harder than it first appears, big rest in the middle then some more tricky moves at the top. Quite a relief when you get your hand on that top jug.
Protection is pretty good, some good placements for friends (unlike a lot of the rest of the prow), and good nuts (although it turns out I've forgotten how to place nuts well - Wilton was a bit of a shock in that regard)
Mike McEwen - 07/Jun/04

i had a very difficult, sharp lesson for a first time jammer here!!!! don't learn to jam on this route!!!
Andrew Emery - 08/Jun/04

A nice route, don't try to get gear in the initial thick crack as you run out of handholds this way...
Iggy_B - 22/Feb/05

A lot more strenuous when you don't read descriptions and attempt to layback the right side of the wide crack at the bottom :)

Great climb though with a relieving top out!
Richard Hession - 14/Jul/05

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