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|Claw Left-Hand|| HVS 5b|
The Claw >>
|42m, 2 pitches. Battle up the slippery and strenuous groove to where the angle eases, then move up right to the hanging chimney of The Claw. Climb up this awkwardly to a ledge on the left - possible stance and escape route to the left, or take the rather scruffy ramp rightwards to easy ground (4c). © ROCKFAX|
The prominent smooth groove.
1) 5b, 22m. Follow the groove until the angle eases and then move right into the chimney. Climb this to a stance on the left.
2) 4c, 20m. Follow the diagonal fault rightwards to the ridge.
Ticklists: BMC On-Peak Rock: Esoterica.
This climb is in 6 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.
led main pitch which was hard work, is worth doing the upper groove 2nd pitch.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Trevor Wilson
Hidden - Lead - 2010
porridgefan - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Niall Francis
Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jun/09
nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000 with tim parkinson
Tony Kartawick - 1979 with Kevin Marsden
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