Trajectoire quartzienne*** 5c

Rockfax Description
Fine climbing following the long quartz vein with a move to baffle the short. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Follows the obvious quartz vein to a balancy toput

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This climb is in 16 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/13

Topped out using thin holds to the left – quite hard. My partner and I are pretty sure that the intended way to go is with the diagonal crack to the right (as we also discussed with Big Lee; see his comment).
bjornbuckwalter - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Dan Kinnaird

Great route. Followed the crack leading right at the very top. Unsure whether the route should follow the quartz vein for its entirity to the lower-off. Some of the people in my B&B also tried this route and the concensus seems to be that the direct finish up the quartz vein is possible but not at 5+.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Pero Kalugerovich

Quite a bold hard finish unless you get the moves right. Chris S, Tom S
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Tom M, SurferStan

whiteexplorer - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Dilwat, SurferStan

SurferStan - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Tom Monday, Dilwat

Very good: needs some lateral thinking at the top to avoid a blank bit.
Mark Bull - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/12 with Gillian

Hidden - 17/Oct/12

A fantastic route - good line, interesting climbing throughout, with a tricky and committing section to reach the last bolt. Graded 5b (ie F5) in the guide but felt 5+.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/12 with Carmen

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Oct/12

3kidsandanorton - Lead - 30/Aug/12 with Zoe

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/12

One pure evil move for the short which is made a looooooog way above the last bolt - those over 5ft 4" will not need to do this! Made the clip then went the wrong direction and promptly fell off. Then went the right way and finished the climb.
Fiona Reid - Lead dog - 06/Oct/11 with Mike

Straightforward once you know the topout sequence.
Mike-W-99 - Lead - 06/Oct/11 with Fiona

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