|72m, 3 pitches. Well-named, the line encompasses some of the best moves and rock on the Tor. While pitch 1 has a sense of urgency about it, pitch 2 probably has the hardest move.|
1) 6a, 24m. From the left-hand side of The Pillar (page 356 ) move up (peg and bolt above) and traverse left to a semi-rest below flakes. A confident approach will see you up these and onward to a flake. Move across left to the Bastille stance.
2) 6a, 18m. Step down and left to join the slippy crux of Flaky Wall. Continue up the cracks of Supersonic then move left, past a rest, up a ramp to the arete (hidden peg). A hard move gains Original Route. Climb up this to the belay. Abseil or...
3) 5c, 30m. Traverse the upper break leftwards across Darius to join Robert Brown to finish. © ROCKFAX
FA. Arnis Strapcans, Gorden Jenkin 1980
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