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Minge T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rising Damp T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Type: Trad, 330 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Dave Cuthbertson, D Mullin, 15th Oct 1977
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Aug 17, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell

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Description

This route provide some fine climbing on the Great Wall, and while not technically difficult, you should be confident at the grade to lead it.

1. Start up the prominent corner on the left side of the wall. When possible traverse right all the way until a good ledge is reached.

2. From the belay step up and right passing a piton runner. Keep moving right until you reach a good belay in the triangular niche.

3. Traverse right, and then move down slightly to gain a narrow ledge. Move along the ledge and then finish up the slab above.

Location

Low level girdle of Central Wall.

Protection

Trad Gear

Photos

Did the second ascent soon after with Dougie Mullin(I think?). It also requires a competant second due to the traversing nature of the route. Sep 23, 2008

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