David and Goliath

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Early morning sun
10 mins
Level
Windy

A famous pair of cracks bounded on either side by an impressive pair of aretes.

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1
Goliath
An unrelenting struggle up the wide crack. At least it is protectable nowadays by the biggest cams. The bold (crazy?) can...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Graunchy
E4
2
David
The parallel-sided crack is best sprinted, passing a big threadable chockstone runner. A short and sweet route that is...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
HVS
3
Sling Shot
Make a rising traverse up the ramp to reach David then climb the wide crack until a swinging hand-traverse leads around the...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
4
Messiah
The outrageous clean-cut arete. It is climbed by technical laybacking to reach holds and runners in the break (small cam) and a...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E7
5
Saul
The steep quarried slab has a neat tiptoe start trending right to a ledge and a mantelshelf. Step back left to an easier but...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
VS
  • Latest Comments

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    Goliath
    "The top crack can be fisted. Tried to climb it as an offwidth for the full exper..." 02/Jun

    Pebble Mill
    "Soft - easier than The Knock or White Wand - Im only 5 10' aswell." 29/Oct

    Movie Star
    "An update - the older BMC guides describes moving in from the R (Surprise)and gi..." 13/Jul

    Zeus
    "Hard work but very worthwhile. Safe as houses - didn't detect any movement in th..." 28/Jun

    Roof Route
    "Looks pretty tame at first sight put its definately harder than it looks, lay aw..." 28/May

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