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The Unforgettable Fire** HVS 5a

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[High Buttress, climbers on Scairbhin., 3 kb]73m, 4 pitches. 1. 20m 4c Climb the obvious centre crack over the overhang to a large grassy ledge. 2. 20m 5a From the ledge traverse right along the obvious rock ramp. Go around the corner and slightly down to gain a shallow steep groove with awkward moves to a large block ledge. Belay here.(Large Hex). 3. 20m 5a Traverse along a ledge over the main roof. Mid way along, climb up the wall between two parallel cracks. Climb to Burnt Ledge, emerging just right of a large boulder. 4. 13m 4b From Burnt Ledge climb directly up the wall through the obvious weakness in the overhang.
C. Moriarty, M Shea Feb/1986

Photo: High Buttress, climbers on Scairbhin. © davepc
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DMB P1 (hard) P3 (harder GOS P2 - went too far on traverse ab after P3 (rain) prev climbed 20 June 2009
GOS - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Dave McBride

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/12

Bottom pitch top of grade. Went off route for second pitch. Top pitch hard with horrendous rope drag.
richardcreagh - Lead O/S - Jul/10

duzinga - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/09 with Diarmuid

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