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27m. Sustained and surprisingly pumpy climbing on generally good holds with good gear. The upper wall requires a degree of lateral thinking. Start as for Certain Surprise. 27m. Climb the steep cracks of Certain Surprise and, at its second thread, move right to a slight groove. Climb the hold-infested wall above past double bolts where more good holds allow a peg on the blank wall out right to be clipped. Step down and execute a precarious sequence right to another duo of bolts. Another stiff pull gains positive holds and a final peg. The top is just above. © ROCKFAX
Climb the large crack of Certain Surprise to half height. Take a meandering line up the wall to the right to reach a shallow cave from where a high peg can be clipped. Sit here and contemplate the moves across right before committing to a sequence that will invariably not work as well as you'd hoped.
G A Jenkin, J Allum 17/May/1999

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This climb is in 19 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Quite go-ey at the top, a better route than Certain Surprise
chris j - 2nd - 14/Apr/14 with Nick Arding

Jon Didymus - 2nd dog - 30/Nov/13 with Rich

Numb hands for until the white overhang but found a knee bar underneath and in the bush so could then enjoy the tasty moves at the top. Nice route.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/13 with Jon Didymus

TommityP - Lead dog - 19/Jul/13

Really nice route with a good amount of new climbing.
brices - 2nd β - 04/Jul/13 with Sash

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - May/12

Justin T - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

Fairly tough at the grade, tricky crux move.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Becca

Sustained. Ran out of strength for the crux.
BeccaSnowden - 2nd dog - 23/Aug/11 with Tom

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Surprisingly brilliant.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/09 with James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 2006 with Mark Glaister

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Bruno Marks

Richard White - 2002

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