Rapture of the Deep

2 Stars

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Start below a large overhang with a staple bolt beneath it. Good moves through the overhang gain an awkward wall above. A very blind mid-section on slopers and poor holds feels precarious until the easier finishing moves. High in the grade.
FA. Gary Gibson 22.4.1989


Good climbing, as described the middle section is technical and difficult and it keeps going to the belay. Hard 7a or easy 7a+, possibly the one route on the wall that is worth the 7a+ grade.
Ian Patterson - 26/Apr/05

This is a great route that is more technical than pumpy. I agree with Ian and reckon it's probably worth 7a+
Lee Proctor - 31/Aug/06

Can't agree with the suggestion this is 7a+. There is a complete no hands rest after the 6c first section and two superb shake-outs above. The short hard section is just that, short and 7a is about right. Mussel Bound is much tougher to read and still probbably only 7a.
Themeninblack - 05/Oct/07

Great Climbing, but mild Fr7a
Goi Ashmore - 06/Oct/07

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