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100m, 3 pitches. The rib to the right of Patey's Route, start up this route and traverse out right onto crest, follow line of least resistance. Frequently attempted when much harder, needs build-up.

A Liddell and party 1981.

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MichealMurphy 8 Mar, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: The traverse pitch is not great in poor conditions and is pretty exposed. Be sure to check the topo before leaving for the traverse, wouldn't say the route follows the most obvious line - don't follow the ramp, the route it goes up straight from the in situ tat
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βeta: The traverse pitch is not great in poor conditions and is pretty exposed. Be sure to check the topo before leaving for the traverse, wouldn't say the route follows the most obvious line - don't follow the ramp, the route it goes up straight from the in situ tat

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