The name refers to the many years between the first ascents of the 1st and 2nd pitches. Start as for The Savage at the end of the abseil.
P1: (25m) Vaguely folow the arete to a junction with Pergyl (where this route moves out right beneath a roof). Climb straight through the overhang near the arete until a few big moves gain the slab above. Belay on this.
P2: (15m) Step left one metre and climb the slim, bottomless groove, hard at first, then meander up to the crack of The Savage Direct Finish.

Twid Turner


ClimberDateStyle
Mick Lovatt 08/Aug Lead O/S

Gogarth guide says E5 6b, 5c We say E5 6b, 6a..

with Streaky
anguskille 01/May AltLd

First pitch only, Lee linked it into The Savage afterwards. I had to down climb a couple of times to work out a decent sequence to reach the slab, a few tough moves! Had to reach quite a bit and give the left pinch a bit of a brush before I finally managed it.

with Lee Roberts
Duncan Campbell 30/Apr/16 AltLd dog

Flippin' Heck! Total Shambles! Ended up Prussiking ab rope after various hilarious and embarrassing events.

with Maddy
Twid Turner ??/2016 -
Alex Mason 21/Nov/12 Lead dog

Led P1. Chronic flash pump on the final moves to gain the slab. Still pumped now.

Tom Livingstone 21/Nov/12 AltLd dog

Led P2, clean. P1 is a 'three move wonder' really, easy for the tall - I managed to do the crux moves fine. Just had to sit on the rope to take out a really awkward bomber runner!

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