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|From a Distance|| E6 6b|
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|Originally climbed with some bits of drilled gear, the right-hand side of the smooth wall now gives an awesome route which has become surprisingly popular (F7c). Start at a thin crack below and right of the smooth wall (as for Hysteria). Climb the crack for 5m then move left to a ledge. Attack the desperate crack above to gain some reasonable but hard-earned protection. Move left to a thread and a rest - crucial runner in slot to back-up thread. Climb up above then make a difficult undercut traverse rightwards and move back left to two threads. Move up into some scoops (old pegs - not crucial) above then climb the wall to a wide crack which leads to Mysteries. Finish direct up the headwall which is still taxing. Photo on page 148. © ROCKFAX|
Edit: The "old pegs - not crucial" are currently (summer 2012) "single shiny peg" not sure when it was put in though. Jacob.
FA. S.Monks 16.6.91 16/Jun/1991
Photo: Lucy Creamer on From a Distance, E7 6c, Stennis Ford. © stuart100
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This climb is in 5 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.
Brilliant. Onwards and leftwards...?
jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 06/May/12
owenH - 2011
All chalked, get on it now!
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Ed Brown
inspected on ab the previous day. Great Route
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead β - Aug/03 with Joe le Sage
Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/90 with Elaine Owen
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