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1) 4+, 22m. Devious but excellent. Start by the old green name and make a long traverse left above the overhangs to the second bolt-line. A direct start is a lot harder (6a) and a bit unbalanced. Climb the face, steep and tricky to start, then step right to a belay on the edge of the cave. Twin bolts hidden in the shadows.
2) 3+, 18m. Climb the red groove then step out left - exposed - and finish up the slab above the chimney of Petreles.


Pitch 1 is superbly steep and exposed. Pitch 2 more like 3+ and a bit of an anticlimax but still well worth doing.
Simon Caldwell - 04/Mar/04

Best route at the grade I have done! There are some moves on the first pitch where a slip would be serious, as the bolts are placed in a weird way.
The second pitch is easy, but nice.
Steff - 21/Mar/05

Superb! 1st pitch technical and steep, 2nd pitch fantastic position for the grade.
Mark Morris - 24/Apr/05

I thought pitch 1 was pleasant enough but fairly bland, though the route really came to life with the exposed moves out onto the rib on pitch 2. Easy, but what a position!
Stuart S - 03/Oct/05

Excellent route, the belay at the top is two bolts and no chain, probably best to walk down the gully, as shown in the guide.
tapley - 04/Dec/05

Enjoyable route, first pitch more technical and fingery, especially the traverse! One good bolt in the shadows of the cave, take large wires to back-up. Second pitch easier but superbly exposed. Now with chain belay. Some loose and rusty bolts enroute, but overall well protected and no cause for concern.
Rols - 02/May/09

Enjoyed this more than Jhonny. First pitch provides some great climbing, while the second pitch puts you in a great position.
Michael Davies - 26/Apr/11

bit of a scary start when traversing but very nice climbing!
Achajus - 16/Nov/13

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