1 Stars
 HS 4b

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A fairly serious climb that needs care to search out the spaced-protection opportunities available. Although the climbing is on good holds throughout it is a fairly steep experience. Start up a steep wall to a recess and then continue up the wall before exiting rightwards near the upper section.


Good climb, nice moves, pretty good gear (a little creative maybe). Have some larger microstoppers as they are the only protection that will go half way up. A fair outing.
Gary Wilson - 24/Mar/02

Definitely right about needing sub no.1 nuts. (Which I didn't have!)
John Wellbelove - 17/Jun/03

A bouldery start if you take the short arete on the right hand side to gain the face! Didnt find any probs with pro, good holds all the way with one lenghty reach for short people like me at the top!
Andy - 01/Sep/03

Truly worrying. Had nothing smaller than number 1 wire which didn't really fit. No gear after rightwards traverse. Makes me sweat just thinking about it. Easy moves though.
severestu - 14/Mar/05

Gear isn't great - definitely scope for a quick paddle from half height. Climbing itself not too stiff.
featuresforfeet - 30/Aug/05

I thought the gear on this was very poor, even with small nuts, didn't place a single piece I thought would hold, and most of it popped out! Agree with severestu - truly worrying - felt like I was soloing. I was scared of the decking potential on the top moves - I thought that either my foot would slip off the chalky foot holds in the recess, or that the narrow crimpy flake I was pulling up on would peel off!

I was also a little dubious about where the route went - the description says up to the recess then right, but in the end I had to meander right then left to even get to the recess.
cider nut - 30/Aug/05

Found 3 bomber gear placements so surprised by the other comments. Easy climbing with good protection so unsure about 4b HS grade. I am quite tall though which helped. Very loose rock at top so take care when belaying seconder. Could only find 1 anchor point to belay from. Not ideal!
Mike Eldred - 19/Feb/07

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