L'Espadon*** 5c
[Hmmm, glad I didn't clip that one..., 4 kb]110m, 4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
1) 5. Past the white rock scar, on broken rock.
2) 5+. The wall above - stay in the flakes.
3) 5+. Move down and traverse to the good flakes - ignore the first line of bolts you come to (or follow it at about 6b+).
4) 5+. A well-positioned pitch.
5) 4. Three bolts leads to a belay at the top. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Excellent climb with some great positions. Bolting is adequate throughout. Can ab off in two lengths.

P Alex, A Blassier

Photo: Hmmm, glad I didn't clip that one... © jon
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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/15

samwillo - Lead - 08/Apr/15 with Marianne Lalli

ray.allwood - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/14 with Andy Perkins (Guide)

Fragmod - Lead - 14/Sep/14

Hidden - 18/May/14

P1 & P2 together only
DDDD - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Sham

Prof. Outdoors - Lead - 11/Oct/13 with Jane

P1 and P2 only. Mark P1. Me P2. Found both pitches pretty tough for 5+, particularly getting to second bolt on P2. Got pretty gripped!
stonemikey - AltLd - 12/May/13 with Mark Ward

Tombauer - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Carina Bauer

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/11

Shuttsie - 2nd - Aug/11 with Andrea Sales

Lead p1, p3 & p5
JLS - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Sven J.

Hidden - Lead - Aug/10

Shuttsie - 2nd - Aug/10 with Andrea Sales

Led it in two big pitches with an 80m rope - first two together, then 3-5 together.
PeteH - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Peter Hart

montymoo - Lead - 28/Sep/09 with christian

harryt - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/08 with Patrick

Andy Chubb - Lead - 15/Jun/08 with Steve Goodman & John Keska

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/06

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Stuart Greenall

they dragged me up my first multipitch screaming! scared and weak, was happy to top this great rock.
anyes varenne - 2nd - Aug/00 with ross, suzanne

Hidden - 1983

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Style of ascent
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