Glamour Cat

2 Stars

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A great face climb with plenty of good climbing.
FA. Jan Rostron, Pete Oxley 25.7.1996


Not a great face climb. Jug romp to crux (long reach) then shitty loose flake to dusty, friable crap shelly rock.
Ben - 19/Mar/00

when we repeated this a few years ago we thought it one of the better 6a+/6bs on the island (and we did almost all of them that trip!)
george - 10/Apr/00

Completely disagree with Ben, but then he thinks Bouys Will Be Buoys and Portland Heights are boring. I guess if you like long varied routes this is a gem, if you like short desperate technical routes then ok, it wouldnt qualify for 2 stars.
Al Evans - 23/Jun/03

It remember this route being good but not THAT good. There are better 6b's in Wallsend Cove...
Ben Stokes - 19/Oct/04

Lovely climb! The crux is quite a balancy move with a sidepull for the righthand while bringing your feet up and reaching for a shallow, but good, pocket with the left hand. There is a good hold above this that isn’t obvious from below! Hard F6b but then I am shit at anything that requires delicate footwork and balance!
DaveA - 27/Jun/05

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