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10m. A lovely little route on bounteous holds. Climb the groove rightwards to ledges out near the arete then traverse left for a steep and well positioned finish.


Used to be Diff. Was upgraded in the last guide, and as a result is inconsistent with other Bowden grades. So either everything else needs upgrading, or this needs putting back to Diff!
Simon Caldwell - 29/Jun/07

I disagree, it's definitely harder than Castle Crack, but that's a tough VDiff. It isn't particularly easier than, say, Guard's Exit round the corner. The first few moves before you reach the jugs are probably worth VDiff in my opinion, although it's low in that grade.
colin angus - 13/Sep/07

Excellent diff. My first ever lead and still an exellent route!
David Fleet - 10/Apr/10

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