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Prodigal Sons. . Combe Ghyll 5.11R . E3 6a.  

Prodigal Sons. . Combe Ghyll 5.11R . E3 6a.  

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Paul Ross Denis Peare October 1988
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 17, 2009
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Description 

A climb on excellent clean rock. A scary and poorly protected lead .Starts at the foot of the West Buttress. Reach a finger crack in a corner and climb this to a small ledge (in situ piton). Swing right from the ledge around the rib into an open scoop, then the wall directly above and move onto a slab. Move into a small groove then up to a horizontal crack. From this climb directly to the top .5.11a/b 85'(E3 6a)


Location 

Glaciated Slabs,Combe Ghyll. Borrowdale Valley.


Protection 

Two or three small cams



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