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The Dark Crystal

5.11d, Trad, 100 ft,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Gary Latter, 1986
International > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Glen Nevis > Steall Area > Wave Buttress

Description

Start below the obvious hanging flake. Make difficult moves to gain the flake which is followed by more tricky moves until a standing position is attained on a good hold.

Follow cracks in the slab above until a move out left allows the finishing moves to be reached.

Location

Middle of the left section of the crag.

Protection

Normal Trad rack.

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The crux bouldery sequence of The Dark Crystal, E5 6a (5.11d)
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Gary Latter on The Dark Crystal, E5 6a (5.11d)
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