14m. Sure it's been done before, but this is the first claim (at least here)! Climb Porthole Direct to the ledge before the "crucial leaning and narrowing crack just to the left" and then step right to tackle the overhang direct (as per Captain Birdseye). The overhang is a hardcore slopey 5a roll over move; especially hard without the hidden hold!

Stewart Boutcher 24/Oct/2010

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

JonesE 30/Jul/15 TR O/S

Had a play on Victor Hugo - span was too large and friction too poor in hot weather so did this route instead.

BenL 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with SUMC
Wayne S 10/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 18/May/14 2nd dog
adamscottthomas 07/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Wasn't paying attention to the description of Porthole Direct so did this by mistake.

Hidden 30/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd
Wayne S 20/Jul/12 Lead
Bry 01/Apr/12 2nd β
with Dan
charley ??/2012 Lead β
Hidden ??/2012 -
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
adam carless 15/Sep/11 Solo O/S

Done all the bits before as part of other routes, so not sure 'onsight' is the right term

Daniel Heath 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S

missed out the crux at the top I think

Gustav 01/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Swiss Lukas
ebf 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
MarkCunnington 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Marc Blackband
mikej 15/Nov/05 Lead
with Rick Naylor
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
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