Virgin's Dilemma

2 Stars
Fluttery
 HVS 5a

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A rare thing indeed, a Wilton slab - what else? High in the grade; thought by some to be better and bolder than Cameo. Climb the centre of the lower slab to the sandy break then continue up its centre to enter the shallow open groove splitting the upper face. Follow this by sustained moves.
FA. Hank Pasquill 1967

USER COMMENTS

the stars refer to when it was clean!
roger whetton - 20/Sep/02

The 'dilemma' refers to the high step up, can you open your legs wide enough. Lancashire humour.
John B - 01/Nov/02

No, the name doesn't refer to the high step-up. It'd not be fair to tell the tale here....
phil k - 08/Jan/03

Bolder and better than 'Cameo' Fairly clean at the moment for a Wilton route.
Andy S - 16/Jul/03

Certainly bolder but not totally sure whether it is better. Still great climbing though; just keep your head about you and enjoy. Deserves a lot more traffic than it seems to get.
Nick Verney - 28/Apr/09

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