Start just right of Crescendo's chimney at a dark streak.
1) 4c, 30m. Follow the dark streak to a ledge, then climb the steep broken cracks to the terrace. Move up right to a tree belay shared with Little Chamonix.
2) 5a, 30m. Climb to midway up Little Chamonix's groove then traverse left at a thin crack to an overhang. Move up its left side and continue traversing until it is possible to climb up a tricky groove to finish. © Rockfax
UKC Logbook Description
In the new FRCC Borrowdale Guide book, it credits this first pitch of the climb to Scorpion, in fact, this pitch of VS is and always has been the first pitch of The Bludgeon. The original first pitch of Scorpion went up the broken rock to the RIGHT of Little Chamonix.
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