Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: rdlennon on Mar 28, 2009
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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Description

One of the more athletic problems at the Plantation, Steep Traverse climbs like it was set in a gym. The holds are good, the moves fun and shouldery, and the landing... well...

Start left of the featured arete (this is a fun V2 in itself, creatively named Steep Traverse Arete). There is a good jug in the scoop. Paste feet and move rightwards through several good crimps and a poor crack pod into the slopey start hold on the arete. Matching this is the crux, but moving off and up the pocketed arete is a joy. A long move to the top yields one of the biggest jugs on Stanage.

Location

Directly up the hill from The Bullworker, north of the Green Traverse. Rather hidden, the problem faces the cliff.

Protection

Several pads. The problem is low, but the rocks are pointy and a poorly-timed fall could potentially send the climber into a talus pit. Don't go into the talus pit.

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