Coup de Grace* VS 5a
[Scenic view of Coup de Grace, 2 kb]64m, 3 pitches. P1 has no technical grade but is very bold. End P1 belay is adequate (May 2015) - sling on fallen block and peg. P2 hard section takes some micros and a tiny friend, reduces the reliance on the old peg. P2 and P3 can be run into one enjoyable longer pitch. P2 Needs a few ascents a year to keep the key holds clean...
Pat Littlejohn, Brian Housley 25/Jul/1967

Photo: Scenic view of Coup de Grace © S Wooster
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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Jordon Fleming - AltLd O/S - 11/May/11 with minexplorer

led propper finish this time dodgy hanging blocks on top pitch perfectly solid...suprisingly for a LQP climb
minexplorer - AltLd - 11/May/11 with jordan

MJAS82 - 2nd - 17/Apr/11

MissMuddypenny - 2nd - 17/Apr/11

a lot of loose rock on this climb nearly got hit by a large rock which dislodged on the first pitch
pielander - 2nd - 28/Mar/11 with rad

hmmm what can i say a definate adventure to lead.1st pitch 80ft 1 nut at 20ft nothing else til a sling draped over a small projection at 70ft.literally carved out a cam placement on 2nd pitch the 3 pegs are ok tho which is about all else trustable.rock above 2nd belay looked too unstable (big rock sheered off first pitch when touched)so climbed off to right.wld do again tho for some reason and risk propper finish.was exciting
minexplorer - Lead - 28/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Sep/10

twright180 - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Fred Wobus

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/Jun/09

timreynolds - AltLd - 20/Jul/03 with Steve Taylor

ecowaller - Lead O/S - 2000 with bunny, Paula, Wendy Sampson, Andy Reid

straight forward except for top pitch which had 'removable' holds
colin milton - AltLd - 27/May/96 with eric milton

Hidden - Lead - 1979

Simon cook - Lead - Sep/76

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