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Rockfax Description
Another mega route with all the ingredients you come to expect from Pembroke - stunning lines, great climbing and bags of atmosphere! It is a hard E1 though so make sure you have a bit in reserve for the stiff finish. Climb into the cave (possible belay if the tide threatens and it can also be reached by abseil if the tide is in). Move up the chimney until it is possible to step onto the wall on the right. Climb back above into the cracks and follow these until they start to close. Make some hard moves straight up the wall to the top. It is possible to traverse left from where the crack closes into the finishing gully which is a bit easier - HVS 5a. © Rockfax

FA. J.Perrin, C.Mortlock 26/Aug/1970.

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kenhansard 20 Sep Show βeta
βeta: 8star with Mike trebble
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βeta: 8star with Mike trebble
GeorgT 1 Sep Show βeta
βeta: Be aware of some loose blocks in-situ after moving out from the chimney. Could be easily pulled out to avoid any future uneasiness
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βeta: Be aware of some loose blocks in-situ after moving out from the chimney. Could be easily pulled out to avoid any future uneasiness
huwtj 25 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: An utterly fantastic route but it isn't E2. HVS all the way till the crack closes, a good hold to place the bomber wires that protect the crux from and a couple of 5b moves to the top.
 
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βeta: An utterly fantastic route but it isn't E2. HVS all the way till the crack closes, a good hold to place the bomber wires that protect the crux from and a couple of 5b moves to the top.
Chad123 25 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Felt more like E1 than E2, as there are much bigger holds than Brazen Buttress, the gear is perfect and it HVS all the way up apart from the last few metres.
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βeta: Felt more like E1 than E2, as there are much bigger holds than Brazen Buttress, the gear is perfect and it HVS all the way up apart from the last few metres.

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Grade: E1 5b ***
(St. Govan's Head)