Riders on the Storm

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Afternoon sun
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10 mins

Range East - usually closed mid-week


The Riders on the Storm face is one of those spots which has eluded climbers for years, simply because it is hidden. So now you have the knowledge, and thus no choice but to go and climb possibly the best single-pitch traverse route in Pembroke - Riders on the Storm. That route, with its many huge spiky jugs proves to be the cream, but thereís more to get pumped on here, and all at about the same magic HVS grade. Guidebook page 140.

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Riders on the Storm
28m. Brilliant! Great positions, some of the biggest (and sharpest) jugs known to man, but steep rock and not one for a timid...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
2
Middle C
26m. More great climbing. This line was originally a massive wander-fest, utilising the lower, tidal ledges - itís described...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
3
Big C
35m. From a point halfway across the Riders traverse (before the big undercut), sprint up the wall above until it slabs out a...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5a
4
Lucky Find
34m. From the Riders traverse, dive up the wall just to the right of Big C, to reach slabbier territory. Follow the slabby...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
5
C++
20m. The shortest line here is most often climbed these day as a DWS (S2, 5+) although there is gear! Pull across that first...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
HVS 5a