UKC

45m.

Rockfax Description
A magnificent route up groovy rock. The protection is good, after the start, but the climbing is steep and sustained until you get to the headwall. Start on a ledge right of the recess and traverse left to reach the left-hand of two grooves above the pool. Contort up the groove to reach a wide crack, follow this then traverse right and up across the steep wall. Step around the juggy arete, in a superb position, into another groove. Climb this and the bulge above with difficulty. Finish more easily up the razor sharp headwall. © Rockfax

FA. P.Littlejohn, C.King 11/May/1978.

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steveb2006 18 Oct, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: The CC guide description is a bit misleading as it says on reaching the wide crack you traverse R to arete. You climb the wide crack to a resting point above then climb diagonally R up the cracked wall to step round the arete - no traversing on it really except the step round the arete. (Description here is ok)
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βeta: The CC guide description is a bit misleading as it says on reaching the wide crack you traverse R to arete. You climb the wide crack to a resting point above then climb diagonally R up the cracked wall to step round the arete - no traversing on it really except the step round the arete. (Description here is ok)
gem_stone12 20 Sep, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: My friend fell from the very top of this route today after a block came off. The fall was a good 7-8 metres and resulted in an injured leg. Be aware that this could well happen again!
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βeta: My friend fell from the very top of this route today after a block came off. The fall was a good 7-8 metres and resulted in an injured leg. Be aware that this could well happen again!
Chad123 2 May, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: I found plenty of gear on this route, and you get plenty of hands off rests so it's not too bad really. The airy move round the corner is on the biggest jugs in the world and is pleasantly easy, only the top bulge is pumpy. Great fun! I think wall trained people will dislike the contorted shiny groove at the bottom but it's not that bad.....
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βeta: I found plenty of gear on this route, and you get plenty of hands off rests so it's not too bad really. The airy move round the corner is on the biggest jugs in the world and is pleasantly easy, only the top bulge is pumpy. Great fun! I think wall trained people will dislike the contorted shiny groove at the bottom but it's not that bad.....
Neil Binns 11 Feb, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: I wasn't leading but I don't remember this being well protected
 
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βeta: I wasn't leading but I don't remember this being well protected

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