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The Tomb** E2 5b

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Although unlikely to become a popular route in its current incarnation, the line remains one of the West Country's most audacious - crossing the Vault Wall from left to right. Start at a right-trending ramp left of the central gash of the vault itself.. 1) 4c, 24m. Climb the ramp and move up a small corner at its top before traversing left to the end of the overhang above. Move up to a belay on the slab.. 2) 5c, 20m. Ascend to the right-hand corner of the slab, move right and up through the overhang to a stance and belay. This pitch used to have a peg for protection on the hard move through the overhang and was graded at E2/3 with this in place.. 3) 5b, 50m. Traverse into the massive corner on the right (The Vault). Climb up a short distance and then move right onto a small slab. Follow the slab right to a big flake and ascend this to a ledge, go right to a thin crack and take this to the finishing slabs. Follow the slabs rightwards to finish at the abseil point. © ROCKFAX
The protection peg has gone and the suggested grade is now E4.

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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

tp45597 - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Little Andy

Led P2. Dubious rock and run-out - scary but good. E4, 4c, 5b, 4c?
kingholmesy - AltLd O/S - 2013 with Colin

tuftynick - Lead - 2005 with andy benson, nick warren

PaulTanton - AltLd O/S - Aug/98 with Chris Reid

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/95 with Jim Cheshire

no peg. very bold. e4
frank ramsay - AltLd - 14/Jun/92 with martin crocker

Hidden - 1976

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