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Glass Arete* E3 5c

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[Pete Milner breaks for it on Glass Arete, Carn Barra, 2 kb]The tall arete that defines the right side of the wall is a striking line. Start at the base of the arete. 20m. Climb the arete in its entirety. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Pete Milner breaks for it on Glass Arete, Carn Barra © nick ingram
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - TR - 04/Aug/14

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Tom Nichols

gazhbo - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

chris j - TR - 01/Sep/13

Justin T - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Nick S

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

drysori - Lead O/S - 15/May/13 with Viktor

Pieterjan De Roo - Lead O/S - 14/May/13

alice fuller - TR O/S - 2013

Great line, good gear, more like e1 5b tho!
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Caroline

gg4419 - TR RP - May/12

Nice moves, felt easier than I expected.
mullermn - TR O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Izzy

Slick - TR O/S - 07/Apr/12

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/12 with Harry Martin

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Philippa Arding - 2nd - 08/Aug/11 with nick arding

Stone Muppet - TR O/S - 08/Aug/11 with ah

Hidden - TR β - 24/Jul/11

Really nice route, hardest moves at the bottom and the top, but pretty sustained all the way up the arete. Lovely flowing moves with good rests. Felt fairly pumpy at E3 but have just come from a month of crack climbing in Squamish and this is the first hard route since then. Either way had to put in a bit of effort to get to the top! Prob a touch soft... Didn't feel like I was going to fall off as long as I didn't get too pumped... one of the nicest routes I've climbed this year. 3 stars?
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Mark

myoung - 2nd - 10/Jul/11

E2 with only 1 easy 5c move at the top. great route though.
Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Tom

Rested to remove stuck wire. Nice route, felt straightforward.
Tom Last - 2nd - 20/Apr/11 with Dan Carroll

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/10

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Rob Kennard - 2007

Bern - 2006

tuftynick - 2005 with nick warren

Mark Kemball - 29/Feb/04 with Nic Dill

Jon Read - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Nick Bullock

andy_pemberton - 2nd - 1999 with Brian Hannon

Mike Owen - 27/Aug/89 with Elaine Owen

Billg - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/87 with Keith Sharples

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/87

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Ian Jones, Rowansb

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard E40 of 6
E40 of 6
easy E40 of 6
hard E30 of 6
E32 of 6
easy E31 of 6
hard E23 of 6
E20 of 6
easy E20 of 6
hard 6a0 of 7
6a0 of 7
easy 6a0 of 7
hard 5c0 of 7
5c3 of 7
easy 5c4 of 7
hard 5b0 of 7
5b0 of 7
easy 5b0 of 7
3 Stars2 of 6
2 Stars4 of 6
1 Star0 of 6
0 Stars0 of 6
Bag of .....0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Lead16 of 35 (45.7%)
Followed5 of 35 (14.3%)
Toproped8 of 35 (22.9%)
Unknown6 of 35 (17.1%)

'Climbed'13 of 35 (37.1%)
clean O/S20 of 35 (57.1%)
clean β1 of 35 (2.9%)
clean RP1 of 35 (2.9%)