3 Stars
 E2 5c

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A fine thin crack which is one of Millstone's classic E2s with a crucial and fingery bulge near half-height. Most people start by scrambling up Scoop Crack to the mid-height ledge, though the steep and awkward lower corner crack is a good alternative and best done early in the year before the ferns take hold (5b ).
FFA. Tom Proctor 1960s


a superb route in a fine position. the crux is tricky but only one move, and the gear is great.
nick v - 05/Jun/02

bloody tough crux!
mark s davies - 03/Jun/03

Quality climbing, steady most of the way with good gear for grade all the way. Crux is hard if you don't find the right sequence but when you do it feels like straight forward 5C...Would be good with bottom pitch cleaned up.
Sishaw - 05/Sep/05

straightforward for 5c but one or two sections where good footwork and the will to keep climbing may be of use. the gear felt a bit spaced (in reality though it isnt) and for those who like relatively regular placements i suggest taking some micro wires / swedges. a great route with sustained climbing, some lovely moves and a bit of an exposed feel to it.
ksjs - 14/Aug/07

Hardest move by far is reaching the mid height ledge!
Jus - 31/Aug/07

Good route! Intense and well maintained, with a bit of patience needed to get the wires in.
Goi Ashmore - 20/Jun/08

lovely route. definately has a crux but never desperate and good gear plus climbing in a wonderful position.
Evan Holdsworth - 16/Aug/10

One of those routes that looks great with someone on it and feels great when its you! Quality.
Eagerandy - 15/Dec/11

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