Samarkand

3 Stars
 VS 4c

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18m. The deep groove with wide crack gives a satisfying if awkward pitch. Finish direct, or if harassed head easily out right.
FA. John Whittle 1966

USER COMMENTS

What a struggle I had
Alan - 11/Jan/03

Undergraded had just led Terra Cotta found this to be harder, difficult start at least 5a, then doesn't let up much, sustained, strenuous though well protected, quality route.
Mike Hall - 20/Jul/03

Climbed this years ago as a teen, dirty as hell and quite strenuous but loads of gear, not outragous for the grade. 3*** route lots of fun
Nick - 07/Feb/05

Not that dirty...remember this is Lancashire we are talking about!
Ed - 07/Feb/05

Strenous route :)
Iggy_B - 22/Feb/05

Get stuck in and it's not that bad. VS 5a?
Matt_b - 30/Jun/05

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