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3 Stars
 E1 5b

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The striking arete has an technical upper section, it is low in the grade and popular. Starts can be made from either side and a solid cemented peg protects the delightfully technical moves.
FA. Hank Pasquill 1968


No flutter symbols please, we're British. The cemented peg makes it feel perfectly safe and the moves are technical rather than terrifying. A great and photogenic little route, with good starts on the left or right.
Fiend - 19/Sep/02

Not at all scary, not that hard. The rest of the route is about Vdiff wherever you start it from.
Iggy_B - 22/Feb/05

Agree with the previous two comments. The bottom half is straightforward and well protected - clipping the peg is OK and at the crux move the peg (which looks good) is by your waist. E1 5b, deserves three stars.
Pekkie - 19/Jul/05

not all that bad at all for E1
JR - 15/Aug/05

Not that I've done many to compare but this felt very soft for E1 with the peg as bomber gear for the awesomely cool crux sequence.
Julie Mair - 14/Jul/07

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