Kyrie Eleison

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60m. The longest roof climb in the Peak and a fun introduction to aid climbing as it is fully bolted. From the back right corner of the cave, climb into a niche then follow the fixed gear across the undulating roof, even downhill in places until Thormen's is joined. Lower off at the lip. Great wet weather sport. Be aware that if you let your belay ropes dangle to the floor of the cave, people will walk all over them.
FA. Bob Dearman, K.Bridges, Bob Toogood 1972. The first ascent was spread over three days, though with all the gear in place the route
can be done in a couple of hours. FFA. Dream on!


The rope drag can get bad if done in 1 pitch, problems lowering back to ground level. Can be done in 2 pitches, if this is the case well worth taking a seat board for the belay. Has it had new bolts in it? last did it about 14 yeats ago when some of the insitu kit was poor/missing.
craig h - 30/Apr/04

My first aid route and I loved it. It just keeps on going until you appear out the front of the cave and are met with an awesome view. Take some long slings to minimise the rope drag at the apex of the roof. A 60m rope will get you to and from the ground in one go.
purplerock - 25/Oct/04

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