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A majestic pitch of flawless quality. Take lots of wires. Start beneath the disjointed crack-system on the left side of the slab.
Move up to the widening of the crack at the overlap. Just above the overlap, make a long step left into another good crack. Follow this, and where it fades, move right to a thin crack and follow this to the top. Sustained.
FA. Pat Littlejohn, Hugh Clarke 20.5.1974
Not sure if there is a 5c move on it, but a lot of hard 5b moves with nowhere to rest you aching calves or painful feet in between. Sheer quality
chris_moor - 27/Sep/10
claiming two new routes that were done in 90's and 00's that were recorded on local site but unsure if they have been lost.
They are -'straight to the heart' E3 5c which is a direct version of Sacre Coeur avoiding the step left (done in the late 90's) and "Poles Apart" E5 6A which is a "raindrop" type of route straight up the middle of the slab.(done in 2004).Both mike Przygrodzki.The latter is very delicate sparsely protected climbing (skyhook and small rp's)
Mike Przygrodzki - 25/Dec/10
Do not underestimate the pain that to be meted out by this route. After Sacre Coeur, fist jamming through a roof crack would feel like a birthday present.
Jon Stewart - 22/Jun/12
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