Avg: 3.6 from 5 votes
|Type:||Sport, 500 ft, 6 pitches, Grade III|
|Page Views:||3,080 total · 22/month|
|Shared By:||Colin Winter on Oct 18, 2008|
|Admins:||Dan Flynn, Mark P.|
Pitch 1: 5c, follows a steep corner on good holds.
Pitch 2: 6a, traverses up and left, to the edge of the giant recess in the wall... and across it into very exposed territory towards the anchor.
Pitch 3: 6a+, the crux of the route, this pitch fires out and up through slightly overhanging territory. The holds are all very good, but it gets a bit pumpy until the angle eases off towards the end.
Pitch 4: 6a, short but sweet, this pitch takes off from a comfortable ledge, heading straight up and through a small overhang, followed by a bit more corner climbing, again with good holds all the way.
Pitch 5: 6a+, a splendid pitch, traversing left and up on an exposed face underneath a monster roof, again flirting with the edge of the giant recess in the wall. The anchor is at the leftmost edge of the face, in a very exposed position.
Pitch 6: 6a, a very short (10 meter) pitch up a corner to the left of the monster roof. This pitch is not particularly worthwhile: short, not particularly aesthetic, and sometimes moist.
Tip: the route is steep enough and sheltered enough to stay dry when its raining (except for the last pitch).
With regards to the abseil descent, take note of the comments to the area!