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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
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Xerophyte 5.8 T 
Zenith T 
1000' of Fun T 
1200' of more Fun T 
Blockbuster. T 
Cat Walk. T 
Cat's Me-ow., The T,S 
Comedy of Errors T 
Crack, The T 
Curiosity Killed The Cat T 
Curiosity Killed the Rat T,S 
Fall Not T 
Gordian Knot, The T 
Hollow Men, The T 
Knights-Errant T 
Ms.Taken T 
Necropolis T 
Pegasus T 
Perhaps Not T 
Planetary Alignment T 
Rat Catcher T 
Rat in the Hat T,S 
Rat Trap T,S 
Reptilian Curiosity T 
Sprogg's Day Out T 
Team 500 T 
Top Hat on the Rat. T 
Tread Lightly.  T 
Wilting Flower, The T,S 
Ziggurat 5.11 T 


YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 320', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Lance Bateman, Paul Ross. 22 May 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jun 3, 2010

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Paul following P2


The 150' second pitch of this climb is one of the best in the area.The FA was climbed ground up on sight,all pro placed on lead.Starts about 400' further up the gully from Blockbuster.

P1)Climb steeply passed two bolts Continue up the slab passing one more bolt and cam placements towards the foot of the obvious open groove. Good ledge double anchors.150' 5.10.
P2)Enter and climb the groove ,sustained climbing on quality rock passed 7 bolts and cam placements to double anchors.170' 5.11+. Register above belay.
Descent 200' rap from the top anchors.


Three Fingers Canyon. Walk through the canyon and hike around the back of the impressive buttress that lies left of the 1000' of Fun climb and passed Cats Meow etc..see topo photo


Cams 1/2" to 3",slings two 60m ropes.

Photos of Zenith Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A).The Zenith.5.11+ B)Blockbuster.5.11+ C)Necropol...
A).The Zenith.5.11+ B)Blockbuster.5.11+ C)Necropol...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lance at the top of the first pitch, above the lon...
Lance at the top of the first pitch, above the lon...
Rock Climbing Photo: No sympathy from Lance !
No sympathy from Lance !
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting the groove. A superb pitch
Starting the groove. A superb pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: Lance starting P1
Lance starting P1
Rock Climbing Photo: The 170' groove
The 170' groove
Rock Climbing Photo: On top ...that was bloody desperate!
On top ...that was bloody desperate!
Rock Climbing Photo: More
Rock Climbing Photo: Jack Russell was watching....
Jack Russell was watching....
Rock Climbing Photo: Sustained climbing .
Sustained climbing .
Rock Climbing Photo: A).The Zenith.5.11+
BETA PHOTO: A).The Zenith.5.11+

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By john strand
From: southern colo
Jun 3, 2010

Paul- your gonna hurt yourself ! Then the lads will inherit everything
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jun 4, 2010

You have a point John ..will have to think about it !!

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