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Thing on a Spring*** E6 7a

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[Mark Sharratt in flight on "Thing on a Spring" (E6 7a), Roaches Lower Tier, 2 kb]20m. Another desperate route up the wall above the traverse of The Swan with a safe fall-out zone beneath very hard wall climbing up a slight ramp. From the thin crack, teeter across the wall diagonally rightwards using a crucial pebble (which did come off but has been glued back on) and a ramp for the feet to desperately rounded ledges and a final easy crack. © ROCKFAX
FA. Simon Nadin 1986

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Hardish grit routes that have good gear but aren't staminafests, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come.

Photo: Mark Sharratt in flight on "Thing on a Spring" (E6 7a), Roaches Lower Tier © Gus
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This climb is in 3 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

mark s - Lead RP - 2003

Phwoar!
andi turner - Lead - 2000 with Mark Sharratt

Yo yo'd this all them years ago! Probably the 3rd ascent at the time and done static as the pebble was still on then.. Now just 6c dyno for the tall and impossible for the short. safe as houses again like its partner ATG
justin c - Lead RP - 1998

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