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|Meshuga|| E9 6c|
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|24m. This major route follows the blunt overhanging prow, up the front face of The Promontory, above an evil landing. It gives a sustained sequence of dynamic and blind moves between some reasonably positive holds and some unreasonably sloping ones. Start beneath the obvious pocket on the front face. Once above this, a nasty slap around the arete for a dish leads to the famous knee-move (not really necessary unless you've got inflexibly long legs). A final worrying stretch for the half-height break (harder for the short) gains compulsory protection, easier ground and, ultimately, salvation. © ROCKFAX|
FA. Seb Grieve 1997
Ticklists: Hard Grit, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, The Peak: past and Present, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain.
Photo: 15-year-old Toru Nakajima on Meshuga E9 6c at Black Rocks © alex ekins
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This climb is in 4 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.
Ethan - Lead - 14/Nov/13 with Jon Clark
Chuffed, all in the mind.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 24/Oct/13 with Rob Greenwood, Dom Lee
Awesome route! Got it clean on top rope 3rd go, didnt feel too hard for the technical grade but the landing is far worse than i ever imagined.
Dale Comley - TR RP - 06/Mar/10
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - TR dnf - 19/Dec/07 with Dan Bradley
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