Cain*** E4 6a
[Pete styling through an awkward bit on Nothing Much (HVS 5a) at Pordenack, with the overhangs of Cain to the left., 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
A boldish start and an extended series of surprisingly difficult moves through the mid-height overhang are the highlights of this much-eyed line. Start below a thin crack 5m right of the arete.
Climb just left of the thin crack to pass the low overhang and then move up steeply to the main overhang. Pull over this and follow the tricky right-leaning crack to the capping overhang. Finish up a crack on the wall right of the overhang.
FA Pat Littlejohn 1978. Start described is the original start to Immaculate Arete. © ROCKFAX

P R Littlejohn 1978

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: Pete styling through an awkward bit on Nothing Much (HVS 5a) at Pordenack, with the overhangs of Cain to the left. © Brian H
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Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 13/Apr/14

Thought hard for e4.
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with Jon Redmond

Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - Lead O/S - 2013 with Benno Wagner

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

Flippin' 'eck that's strenuous
Different Steve - 2nd dog - 15/May/10 with Mick Walsh

soaking wet on crux
Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Ruth

Very pumpy. E4?
shark - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/05 with Martin the vet

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 27/Feb/05 with Nic Dill

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 26/Aug/02 with Roy Thomas

Roget - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/00 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/99

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Sep/87

Mike Owen - 22/Aug/87 with Elaine Owen

Billg - 2nd - 14/Aug/87 with Keith Sharples

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