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Flanders** VII 7

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[Dave about to start the crux  , 3 kb]6 pitches. A tough and technical mixed route of great character. A must for any grade 7 leader. The original summer line can be followed at a slightly more technical but equally good VII 8 1) 6, 35m. Start 10m left of Western Gully. Gain and climb a shallow groove to a small ledge on the edge of an arete. Continue up to a spike belay on a good ledge 2) 7, 30m. Climb up and right to attack a groove on the right overlooking Western Gully 3) 4, 55m. Traverse left and climb mixed icy ground to belay on a ledge 4) 4, 55m. Trend left up more mixed icy ground to a good belay just left of a pinnacle 5) 1, 30m. Scramble to the right side of the ridge to gain a chimney. Climb this chimney to gain a ledge. Belay beneath a groove 6) 4, 30m. Follow the grassy groove to a small bay, step left to a corner and finish up a short crack in the final wall 7) 1, 70m. Easily up the ridge to finish. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

First experience of actual winter climbing, i.e. not just moving between ledges. Felt good, although im going to keep seconding some more routes until i have the feel for it and then strap it on.
willoates - 2nd O/S - 23/Jan/13 with Dave Evans

loads of verglas... definitely worth the grade and the stars.
phil64 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/11 with Paul warnock

owenH - 2011

stevebarratt - AltLd O/S - 09/Dec/10 with Dave Morse

A brilliant route
david morse - AltLd O/S - 09/Dec/10 with stevebarratt

gwh - AltLd O/S - Dec/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/09

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Tom Livingstone

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