The Seven Deadly Sins

2 Stars
 HVS 5a

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A fine climb which follows an absorbing line up the buttress. Climb the short corner, then pull left onto a slab. Trend diagonally up left then direct to the main break. Move up a steep crack above to the next break then step back right before finishing up a well-positioned groove. Solitary stake belay a long way back.
FA. Bob Toogood, Bob Dearman 1966


lovely climb, worth it's stars, the 5a move feels really good. there ain't much to belay form at the top though, and it's a bit of a scramble to get back down.
G Tiger Esq. - 03/Apr/03

Very nice. Enjoyed it a lot.
The belay at the top is V poor.. an old stake a long way off and NOTHING else. Be warned.
richard - 11/Aug/07

A fine adventure on generally good interesting rock (although beware a couple of big hollow things), and probably the second best HVS on quarried Peak lime (after Joint Effort and excepting Stoney). Well worth bringing the gear for, and two ropes and a lot of extenders. Really needs an extra stake at the top.
Fiend - 31/Aug/09

The line and description has changed with the recent update but the actual lines still needs to be clarified. The upper crack indicated, immediately left of coral seas was not a 5a move albeit very well protected.
andrew sutton - 05/Sep/13

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