|Feeding the Rat||E4 6a|
|30m. Start at a quartz streaked reccess, step off the boulder and pull on to the wall on small edges,once establised climb boldly up to a protruding lump of quartz at 20ft (first gear) climb directly up over a bulge (cruxy move) to gain the large hole in the crack of the smile at its junction with Crooked mile, climb its starting moves up and right for about 7ft before braking out leftwards up a rising diagonal quartz crack on edges & pockets to reach a large flat hold , now move up to reach the left end of the large sandy hole, reach up directly to gain the large finising crack which is hand traversed towards dimond smiles to finish on a sharp sidepull to top out.|
Stu Bradbury 16/Feb/2004
Ticklists: Culm Coast new routes.
Photo: Stu, repeating his own route, "Feeding the Rat". © Nic Dill