The Fall and Decline

2 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
 E3 5c

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The left-trending line through the overhangs is a spectacular route, featuring strenuous climbing and good protection.
1) 5c, 25m. Gain the flake-line and climb it to the overhangs. Traverse left (peg) and pull into a groove with difficulty. Move up and right to an arete (peg) and climb it and a wall to a stance.
2) 5a, 12m. The overhang above the stance to easier ground. Best avoided because of loose rock.
FA. Stuart Cathcart, Gerald Swindley 2.10.1977

USER COMMENTS

Not the best rock but a good route none the less.
Tyler - 09/May/05

Top pitch contains dangerous loose blocks
andy Stewart
Andy Stewart - 25/Sep/09

E3 5c. good climbing in the first pitch,pulled a toaster size block off on the layback part just before the roof, pretty sure there is no more loose rock on the first pitch now. second pitch is loose and could be avoided if a lower off was installed.
ryan.mcconnell1269. - 10/Jul/11

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