Southern Discomfort

2 Stars

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22m. A fine climb with a technical lower wall which leads to a fingery roof and excellent headwall. Not in current guidebook.
FA. Gary Gibson 2002


Mostly a pleasant 6b route except for the one hard move involving a awkward, burly and reachy use of my arms rather than any fingers. I may, as usual, have missed the more elegant approach.
Neil Ireson - 28/Jul/06

You didn't miss anything - this needs a long reach symbol! The roof has slight crimpiness but the heinous span to get stood up is the real issue. A good route but very cruxy, this perhaps *slightly* marrs what is otherwise a sweet F6b+.
Fiend - 12/Aug/07

going to agree with fiend couldn't make the reach to the break
nick whelan - 29/Aug/07

Reach symbol not needed. I'm 5'10" with a negative ape index - its only necessary to get your feet up into the right position to get the height. The route is a well balanced Fr6c without a really cruxy section.
Goi Ashmore - 02/May/08

Didn't find it reachy at all and i'm 5'8". Fiend must just have crap technique;-)
craig devonshire - 31/May/09

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