Triple Crown* 8a
7c+/8a given by first ascentionist. Direct version of Leather Whip Mick. Start up Empire Direct and through the crux of Empire of the Sun but instead of moving left at the big hole just after the crux move slightly right and finish direct as for Leather Whip Mick. Extend the traverse bolt of Avenged with a 120cm sling to give a clip between Empire and Avenged Direct (yellow camalot c3 or duct tape to hold it into rock).
Tom Newberry Aug/2011

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lewisrichardson - Lead RP - 04/Aug/15 with Ellis

Grey camalot (next size up from yellow c3) for me, linked to 120cm sling of Avenged bolt. One hard move out of the Empire pocket, the rest is relatively amenable.
Justin T - Lead RP - 09/May/15

Cailean Harker - Lead β - 01/Nov/14 with brice

C coldwell-storry - Lead RP - 28/Sep/14 with Ellis

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/14 with Matt Donnelly

Sent on 3rd go. The last bit of rock I haven't climbed on this wall. Great link-up. What made it special is that I had use a fair of trad gear to protect the blank section. The ling sling with the cam didnt work for me, out of reach and the cam uses a good handhold. Instead i use an equalized red C3 and a gold offset in a small horitzontal seam, and also a small blue cam a few inches up. You can also choose to run it out, but it didnt fancy the massive whopper.
Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 24/Aug/14 with viki harvey

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 10/Sep/13

soft 2nd try
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 22/Aug/13 with Peter Dawson

Great route, defiantly the hardest route on the wall, much harder than Leather Whip in my opinion. Took a massive runout in the middle, so was a bit scary too. The crux is so hard for me and so stretched! Big fight but went on my first redpoint attempt. Likely second ascent too, psyched
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead RP - 09/Jul/13 with Ed

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