Vuelo del águila** 6a+
281m, 8 pitches. A long and exposed climb taking the right arete of the steep face overlooking the gorge. Start as for Sylphara. 1) 3, 45m. Traverse right on ledges to a long cave. 2) 6a, 30m. Climb slabs right of the cave to 2 bolts. The crack on the right leads to shallow grooves and a cave. Bolt belay. 3) 6a, 50m. Slabs on the left lead to a crack (bolt, ignore pegs going left). Climb the chimney on the right, past overhangs, to a groove. Move left below a roof then up a groove to a ledge. 4) 5, 36m. Climb the right-slanting groove then just right of the arete to a ledge. 5) 4, 40m. Continue just right of the arete until you can step on to it. Climb the slab to a good ledge. 4a) 6a+, 36m. Alternative pitch. Climb the groove above and pass a small cave on your left. Go direct to a cave. 5a) 5, 45m. Climb into another cave on the left (nest) then up a groove to follow slabs and a chimney which lead to the arete. Follow this to a good ledge. 6) 4. 25m. Follow the arete to a belay (peg). 7) 4+, 30m. Follow the arete to a good ledge. 8) 4, 25m. Climb the arete to ledges and the walk off. © ROCKFAX
A long and exposed climb taking the right arête of the steep face overlooking the gorge. Start as for Sylphara. 1) 3, 45m. Traverse right on ledges to a long cave. 2) 6a, 30m. Climb slabs right of the cave to 2 bolts. The crack on the right leads to shallow grooves and a cave. Bolt belay. 3) 6a, 50m. Slabs on the left lead to a crack (bolt, ignore pegs going left). Climb the chimney on the right, past overhangs, to a groove. Move left below a roof then up a groove to a ledge. 4) 5, 36m. Climb the right-slanting groove then just right of the arête to a ledge. 5) 4, 40m. Continue just right of the arête until you can step on to it. Climb the slab to a good ledge. 4a) 6a+, 36m. Alternative pitch. Climb the groove above and pass a small cave on your left. Go direct to a cave. 5a) 5, 45m. Climb into another cave on the left (nest) then up a groove to follow slabs and a chimney which lead to the arête. Follow this to a good ledge. 6) 4. 25m. Follow the arête to a belay (peg). 7) 4+, 30m. Follow the arête to a good ledge. 8) 4, 25m. Climb the arête to ledges and the walk off.
FA. Unknown. P4 and P5 - Rowland Edwards, Mark Edwards 1985
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Hidden - AltLd dnf - 26/Mar/13

trAD. (gets e2) feels e1. P 2 and 3 very good.
dan ely - AltLd O/S - 09/Dec/10 with scottish scott

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