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Type: Trad, 350 ft, 6 pitches
FA: F.Mallinson .Ralph Mason May 1914
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 18, 2009
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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An exteamly popular climb. Perhaps thebest moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move righ a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the treeand continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and desend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location [Edit]

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection [Edit]

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.

Description [Edit]

An extremely popular climb. Perhaps the best moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move right a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the tree and continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and descend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location [Edit]

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection [Edit]

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.

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