Crux top out, with poor gear! Nick White grades at E2 5c.
Above 19 (around the left arete is Toltec Twostep) is a green wall with a shallow crack/runnel slanting right to left. Climb this to where it finishes (poor Friends) then finish up above with much fear and roundedness. A serious finish as the highest gear is not that good (and also some way beneath you!)

eddy-on-the-rocks 14/May Lead
Hidden 11/Sep/16 2nd dog
Ben Cianchi 11/Sep/16 Lead RP

Sandbagged JD into trying it, then had no choice but to do it myself. One onsite on top rope, then lead clean with no pre placed gear.

Dexter JW 11/Sep/16 TR O/S
jonathan_doyle 11/Sep/16 Lead dog

"It's easy JD, no way is it an E2, feels like a VS [on top-rope]" cheers for the sandbag Ben! Climbed 90% of the route right up to the 'airy topout', almost took the fall and finished on top-rope - glad I gave it a go

Matt Amos 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Not really sure what to think, the gear is fairly good and solid, and the top out doesn't feel hard 5a/5b? Kinda bemused by the grade, but who knows.

Kim Middlebrook 18/Aug/16 TR
alice fuller 11/Aug/15 Lead β

2nd Will a last yr.Pleased to lead it

with andy hunt
monkeytennis 11/Aug/15 2nd dnf

My first second dnf! Good lead from Alice.

with Alice
OllieF 11/Aug/15 TR O/S
with Chris Rees
DCIGadget 15/Jul/15 TR dnf

top rope placed and most of SDMC had a go

Hidden 15/Jul/15 TR dog
petecallaghan 15/Jul/15 TR O/S

A beautiful climb. Hard to protect.

timreynolds 15/Jul/15 TR
alice fuller 11/Jun/14 2nd
hornbywill 11/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Fairly easy climbing crux at the top

waydan 28/Aug/13 Lead

lovely climb, honking feeling being so far above your last pro that had the potential to pop, still, in the bag.

with Adam Buldock, El Swiftos
waydan 25/Aug/13 TR

ready for the lead now(I think lol)

waydan 22/Aug/13 TR
with Adam Buldock
Motown 09/Aug/13 Lead

Good route. Can't claim onsight as soloed up to crux a couple of times before. E2 5b seems fair as gear seems OK for the airy top out.

with Jo Day
chudders1 11/Jul/13 TR RP
leonr23 ?/May/13 TR

Slabby climbing on decent slopers to a sketchy top out.

kelliroberts3 08/Sep/12 2nd
Pete Rigby 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Kelli Roberts
andy_pemberton 30/May/12 Lead

Not done since 1997. Bit dirty. Lovely climbing but I'm glad i didn't fall from the top! E2 5b in SDD guide.

with Sarah Massey, Steve Gibson
Popkids 11/Jul/10 TR O/S
with Kafoozalem
chudders1 23/May/10 TR O/S
sharmawho? ??/2008 TR dog
with oli, chris
sharmawho? ??/2008 TR O/S
with Chris
Chris_barr ??/2008 Lead O/S
Dave Searle 09/Sep/07 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/07 2nd
alaan 08/Apr/07 Solo dnf

Backed off the top moves - scary!

Hidden ??/2007 -
sebrider ??/2007 Lead dog

Had to rest on gear :( What a top out :)

Lloyders ??/2007 Lead RP
chris j 28/Jun/06 TR RP
with solo
Lloyders ??/2006 Lead RP
Ben1983 ?/Jul/05 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jul/02 2nd dog
Gareth ?/May/00 Lead O/S
with Jackie
richsmithinbristol 30/Mar/00 Lead O/S

Hound Tor day route 5

with Rob Sutton, JulesV
clark alston ?/Jul/98 Lead

Previously 2nd.

with Simon Cook
andy_pemberton ?/Oct/97 Lead
with Steve Gooberman Hill
Simon cook ??/1988 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/86 Lead O/S
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