The desperate, bold but immaculate headwall above Chemin De Fer on the main face. Follow Chemin De Fer to the start of the traverse. Move through a small overlap above to reach a handrail going right. Follow this to its end and make hard moves upward on tiny sidepulls. Move back left using a pinch to a desperate traverse leftward, passing a half moon shaped hold, and move up to jugs and the top. About easy F8b to top rope. Beware of the swing in when you fall. 32 metres.

Dave MacLeod Oct/2001.


Hardest routes in Britain , Lowland Outcrops 2004 Pictured climbs , The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet) , Hardest Scottish Trad , Comprehensive E9+ , Lowland Outcrops *** (Trad and Sport)


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