The Flange

2 Stars
 HVS 5b

Adjacent Routes
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Powerful moves access the prominent niche at 4m (overhead gear). Continue up the flake of 'the flange' then the steep slab on rounded and sometimes green holds to a final short crack.
FA. Peter Biven 1956


A tad artificial but a good start and good sloper finish with some longish reaches.
Neil Morbey - 09/Nov/03

thought i was cruising on the start untill you try and get onto the small ledge above the overhang. Was forced to wear a helmet by partner on this climb and as my foot slipped and the rope flipped me head first and a nut pinged i was mighty glad i had, just stopped short of the deck but did bash the hell out of myself
chris elfleet - 30/Oct/05

Pinged my only nut hanging lifting my foot hanging off the ledge. I can obviously only finger jam in desperation. Underrated route I reckon, fair at the grade.
DuzWalker - 13/Sep/07

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