42m, 2 pitches. p1 5c, 27m Climb diagonally leftwards to enter the Bonbogies groove. Continue up this initially, until it is possible to traverse left to a small tree. Climb behind the tree steeply up onto the slab. Head up the slab (bolt) all the way up to the center of the overhang. Traverse boldly right to a resting place under the overlap (0.5 Friends and essential micro cams). Pull over the overlap and continue up to easier ground leading left to the nut and thread belay of The Mal

2) 5a, 15m.

C Jones, H Bussey (1 aid pt) 1964.


The Main Wall Mal Challenge


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Grade: E2 5b ***
(Avon Gorge (Main Area))

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