Plumb Line

3 Stars
Pumpy
 VS 4c

Adjacent Routes
<< Pantagruel < Mangled Digit  |  Sodom > Gomorrah >>


14m. An excellent straight jamming rack swallows all the gear you can carry. Despite the picture in the 1988 Moorland Grit guide it isn't an overhanging horror.
FA. Mick Quinn 1966

USER COMMENTS

Embarrassingly this is the only VS I have ever fallen off (excuse: had just fallen of Gomorrah before it and was quite pumped), and can say with some authority that one should be very careful about using friends in this very parallel-sided and smooth crack. I ripped two friends before a hex stopped me. So it "swallows all the gear you place" but may well spit it out again afterwards. Take care.
Toby - 11/Feb/03

A bonafide VS crack, that is steady with experience...
Andy S - 01/Jun/04

Solid 4c climbing, a must do if you are in the area, brilliant.
Phil Davies - 10/Feb/05

Naah, the cams are great. Sustained.
Lbos - 08/Sep/05

A mini-classic that climbs exactly how it looks (and also gets you one of the best VS photo-ticks ever). Possibly HS 4b for those with thin hands?
Fiend - 12/Jul/06

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