Virgin's Dilemma

2 Stars
 HVS 5a

Adjacent Routes
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20m. A rare problem (a Wilton slab - what else?). Climb the centre of the lower slab to the sandy break then continue up its centre passing a peg to enter the shallow groove spliting the upper face.
FA. Hank Pasquill 1967

USER COMMENTS

the stars refer to when it was clean!
roger whetton - 20/Sep/02

The 'dilemma' refers to the high step up, can you open your legs wide enough. Lancashire humour.
John B - 01/Nov/02

No, the name doesn't refer to the high step-up. It'd not be fair to tell the tale here....
phil k - 08/Jan/03

Bolder and better than 'Cameo' Fairly clean at the moment for a Wilton route.
Andy S - 16/Jul/03

Certainly bolder but not totally sure whether it is better. Still great climbing though; just keep your head about you and enjoy. Deserves a lot more traffic than it seems to get.
Nick Verney - 28/Apr/09

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