Gypsy Moth*** VS 4c
[Gypsy Moth - Embsay Classic., 2 kb]Absolutely classic line up the narrow south side of the most prominent buttress overlooking the reservoir. Follow the crackline jamming or laybacking past a couple of breaks to the large break below the bulging overhang. Swing left in a fine position and around the arete to the small ledge. Finish directly above the ledge passing a horizontal slot to rounded flutings and the top. Very photogenic on a summer evening!
Karl Bromelow, Mandy Robertson 11/May/2005

Photo: Gypsy Moth - Embsay Classic. © Dave Musgrove

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This climb is in 6 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

A very good line. The holds are amazing.
Paul Clarke - Solo - 02/Jul/14

Magic. Soft HVS or hard VS, you decide. Cracks full of sharp "teeth"!
ebf - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Andy Howarth, Anneka

Nigel lead it first.
Dave Musgrove - Lead β - 01/Jun/14 with Bob Larkin, Spuzz, Nigel Baker

Hidden - TR dog - 02/Mar/13

Very very good 3* for sure but no-where near the HVS mark proposed VS 4c at most. but very nice climbing worth a trip for.
Mattyk - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Jamie Moss

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/08

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