The Y Boulder

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
30 mins
Uphill

This is included mostly for historical interest, but judging by the polish must have been very popular indeed in its day. The Victorian pioneers seemed to like the resemblance of the cracks to Chamonix fissures, and upside-down ascents of the easy side were de rigeur. Access takes about half an hour up Mosedale Guidebook page 173.

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1
Problem 1
The right arete via a monodoigt. Doubtless it was considered ungentlemanly to use it in the Victorian era.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
2
Problem 2
Ascend the right wall, making full use of the multiple corrugations to attain the summit.
 V1 5b