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3 Stars
 HVS 5a

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11m. A vaunted classic and with good reason. Low in the grade (for Northumberland). Climb the tricky wall to below the bulge - awkward protection - then pull through on good but spaced holds and romp up the crack-line.


The moves through the bulge are definitely 5a (actually, I thought there was at least one 5a move just to get that far, but I can't climb slabs or crimp) and the gear is not confidence inspiring. At that point you're plenty high enough to hurt yourself and it's a good few pumpy moves to any more gear. A sandbag at VS, though a very good route.
colin angus - 13/Sep/07

Amazingly varied for such a short route. I agree the slabby start and the bulge are both 5a, but the former is at ground level and the bulge is well protected, so I still thought VS was fair enough.
Iain Thow - 11/Dec/07

It is HVS but it isn't Northumberland HVS! Sacrelidge!
Niccrawshaw - 29/Mar/08

VS in all guides I've seen. Is about the same as lorraine in difficulty
james - 22/Nov/10

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