Up the River Without a Paddle

2 Stars

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An unlikely climb which is seldom dry but proves popular when in condition. Pull over the first overhang to a shake, then tackle the second overhang and move up and right to gain and follow a strenuous flake-line leading right to the lower-off.
FA. Gary Gibson 1984


Requires months of dry weather to become climbable. Covered in dirt (july 2001): but great moves and sequences. A pity it isnt on a cleaner crag.
andy - 08/Jul/01

Still Covered in dirt (july 2003):
med - 17/Jul/03

tis clean and very climbable at the mo - si (Aug 2006)
Simon - 04/Aug/06

Think a hold has dropped off the initial roof? Feels more like 7A. Harder than clarion call.
craig devonshire - 05/Sep/10

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