Rockfax Description
The first wacky traverse that doesn't really go anywhere, but is so exposed that you can't fail to enjoy it. Start on the high belay ledge as for Pigs on the Wing. Follow Galactic Co-ordinator to the arete and continue traversing along a break, under a small roof. Follow this to the crack of Deep Throat and finish up this. © Rockfax

FA. S.Lewis 20.10.79 20/Oct/1979

Ticklists: UK Lonely Leads.

DubyaJamesDubya 11/Oct 2nd O/S

Excellent route. Well worth three stars.

with Joe Harris
Misha 25/May 2nd

Fun! Pretty wild and exposed for HVS.

with Rachel
Rachel Slater 25/May Lead O/S

Classic, exposed HVS experience.

with Misha
Mark Grist 24/May Lead O/S
with Paul Tanton
PaulTanton 24/May 2nd O/S
gurumed 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with gjd
gjd 28/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Gurumed
Graeme Hammond 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S

most of the traverse crack was soaking but that didn't affect the excellent climbing. Easy jamming. Also 2nded to get gear out

Calder 22/Sep/13 2nd

Insanely wild - exposed like nothing else, with only inches of rock below your feet, then just the sea miles below you! Brilliant (and really pumpy when greasy/wet).

with Mike B
jcw ??/2013 -
msoldn 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S

didn't read guide book very well and totally messed up, exiting main line of climb at first crack about half way along traverse. This incidentally makes for an excellent variation since the moves across the overhang are very wild in great position on positive handholds.

with Edwin
alasdair19 ?/May/12 -
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Hard, scary and committing for the grade. Was glad to have a few grades in hard to second this - not one for the aspiring HVS leader!!

with Andy
Dave89 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Amazing, terrifying, exposed, brilliant! Felt pretty sustained and good value HVS, but could of just been the position making it feel harder.

with Dave C
Hidden 30/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Aug/10 2nd
Kirill 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Jane, Dan
just one more 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with tim b
david morse 25/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with jon denniss
Hidden 25/Aug/08 2nd O/S
morganator 23/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
with Neil McAdie
gforce 03/Aug/08 AltLd
with Jason
Bern ?/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Peter Brown
Hidden ??/1996 -
Hidden 05/May/91 Lead
Hidden ??/1982 Lead O/S
steve L 20/Oct/79 Lead O/S

First Accent

with Charlie
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
poeter210, ollieboy, Big Lee, Hidden, Michael Hood, johnpr, Ed morris, Dan Lane, sara n, spacey
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