S 4a

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A pleasant line up the centre of a flat face. Start just right of a large boulder. Easy but poorly-protected climbing gains a ledge at half height. Climb the groove above and exit right.


Tried this as my first Severe lead and found it really hard to protect going straight up, and ended up traversing out to the left of the face to place gear.
John Bonney - 18/Sep/00

Agree with John, hard to place gear! Not the best S in the area by any strecth
Gary Wilson - 24/Mar/02

Short but fun- best protected with the really small nuts and micros
andy b - 02/Jul/03

Poorly protected but easy climbing to the ledge at half height. Not clear where the line goes after that. I climbed the groove and exited to the right - was this correct? Felt ok for the grade although possibly a 4a move.
Richard Horn - 04/Aug/03

Exactly as above hit the ledge and traversed right. I wish I had micro nuts!
Lee Farmer - 23/Jun/05

Says poorly protected in the guidebook, but I didn't find it that hard to place gear despite being relatively new to trad. If you're used to cams or (like Lee) don't have anything small it'd be tough.
Clinger - 25/Jul/05

First 5m has bearly no protection and is the hardest part, however still easy. Not sure why it's a 4a. Felt easier. Line unclear.
Mike Eldred - 19/Feb/07

Poorly protected? "Fluttery" Symbols? Good call! Perhaps not the best choice for my second Severe. Chuffed to bits to have finished intact.
Alex pollard - 13/Oct/07

Put me in mind of Face at Subliminal. A fairly nondescript climb with enough gear.
Mark Reed - 21/Mar/11

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