Sebastopol*** E5 6a
105m, 4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A good strenuous line on the left edge of the main section. Start 15m right of the Big Groove, at the base of a short crack.
1) 6a, 35m. Climb the crack very strenuously to a sloping ledge at about 13m. Go left and up into a continuation groove/arete, this leads to another groove just to the right, which is followed to ledges. Move right along the ledges and go up a short wall to belay at the right-hand end of the large sloping ledge.
2) 6a, 35m. Climb the corner, then break out left onto the steep wall via a slanting crack. A big move gains the left arete. The holds soon improve as a traverse back right is made to a sloping ledge. Belay on the left at a thread in a crack.
3) 5a, 28m. Climb the groove on the right and the wall above to reach ledges and the top. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Essentially, an excellent direct on Graduation Ceremony with 2 brilliant pitches. P1 ~ 6a Climb the steep crack right of Tet Offensive (just left of G.C.) with some urgency. Traverse left then follow the steep, easier continuation grooves of Graduation Ceremony. Trend rightwards across easier ground and ascend a juggy corner arriving at the right side of the sloping Big Groove ledge to belay. P2 ~ 6a/b Follow Graduation for 4m then trend steeply leftwards following a diagonal crack (good large cam). Hard, committing moves to the arete & "thank god" holds, then head back right on good holds moving up to a good ledge and belay on numerous threads. P3 ~ 5c Climb the groove on the left or alternatively direct on pockets for 5 m traversing left into the continuation groove. Follow the groove steeply using some large suspect flakes to a further sloping belay ledge. P4 ~ the usual easy ramble follows.


J.Moran, P.Williams 1979

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Hidden - AltLd - 12/Apr/11

2 really good, solid pitches. Don't underestimate the first.
Rich Kirby - AltLd - 03/May/09 with Kev

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/May/09

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