/ Wilton 3
I havent done them yet, but looking at the comments on the forum, it looks like both are tough for the grade if the climbs arent your style.
That's how grades are sometimes. They're not a perfectly accurate system (they're derived by consensus and so have a statistical distribution) and there will always be routes that feel tough for the grade, in fact some tope end VSs are actually harder than some bottom end HVSs (for some people). But, yes, those 2 particular climbs at Wilton are tough for the grade.
It's just a different style, I never much enjoyed it, but it is VS.
No excuses though. A good climber should be able to take such routes in their stride, choosing the appropriate excuse for failure without hesitation. :-)
A bit of gusto will see you through the former, and a combination of deft footwork and gusto will see you through the latter (and Flywalk).
And after you've done them you can enjoy pointing any budding VS leader at these routes and tell them, "It's bog standard VS" or the like. :o
FWIW I think Throsher is one of the friendlier VS's, so maybe a good one to start with.
PS. Samarkand is a good VS that'll give a nice sense of perspective! ;)
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