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Mordaunt*** E2 5b

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60m, 4 pitches. A fine girdle covering impressive territory at a sustained but amenable grade. Perhaps the best of its genre on grit! 1) 5b, 28m. Follow Sepulchrave to the end of its traverse and continue to Suicide Wall. Follow the same line then swing down to join Requiem above its crux and take the wide crack around the arete to a belay on Five Finger Exercise. 2) 5b, 10m. Mantel down off the ledge then reverse Tiger Traverse to a stance in Owl Gully. 3) 5b, 10m. From the gully follow the crack of Renaissance but continue out to the arete and a small stance. 4) 5b, 12m. Traverse below the roof to round the arete and continue into Weston’s Chimney or, better, finish up Boot Hill. © ROCKFAX
FA. Paul Nunn 1970

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

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This climb is in 22 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Wicked route. I'd give the pitch grades 5c, 5c, 5b, 5b.
morganator - AltLd - 13/Apr/14 with Stan Halstead

Finished up 5fe
joese7en - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with James M

nickdonohue - AltLd - 27/May/13 with Ian Bryant

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Oct/12

EagerAndy - Lead - 2012

Lead my 2 pitches cleanly but couldn't remove cams single handedly when seconding. Pitch 2 seemed quite hard for 5b. What a great climb though, all in a superb situation.
thrutch - AltLd - 26/Sep/10 with Sven

Fell off reversing the Tiger Traverse pitch. Very hard for 5b or I am going very badly (probably the latter!). First 2 pitches seem much harder than last 2 even though all get the same grade.
harold walmsley - AltLd dog - 12/Sep/10 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/10

Hidden - 2008

Al Evans - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jul/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

tlr - AltLd - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/98

Roget - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/95 with john perry

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/95

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/92

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/89

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/87

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 2nd - 1980 with John Bogg

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Voting
Total votes cast 11
hard E30 of 4
E30 of 4
easy E30 of 4
hard E20 of 4
E24 of 4
easy E20 of 4
hard E10 of 4
E10 of 4
easy E10 of 4
hard 5c0 of 4
5c0 of 4
easy 5c1 of 4
hard 5b3 of 4
5b0 of 4
easy 5b0 of 4
hard 5a0 of 4
5a0 of 4
easy 5a0 of 4
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Style of ascent

Lead7 of 22 (31.8%)
Followed2 of 22 (9.1%)
Alt Leads9 of 22 (40.9%)
Unknown4 of 22 (18.2%)

'Climbed'14 of 22 (63.6%)
clean O/S6 of 22 (27.3%)
dogged2 of 22 (9.1%)