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A snaking line featuring exposed positions and very steep climbing. Start 2m right of the base of the arete.
Powerful moves on slopers, past a bolt, lead to an overhung niche on the arete. Pull directly out of the niche and climb past another bolt to beneath more steep ground. Traverse left to a spike on the arete. Continue up the arete before making a fingery move left to positive holds and a lower-off just above.
FA. Frank Cannings, Peter Biven, Pat Littlejohn 1968,FFA. Steve Bell, Bruce Woodley 1979
Powerful start! Once passed though, the rest is nice and steady with good wire placements. Not a good warm up though, unless you have arms like a gorilla.
Richard White - 29/Jun/06
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