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The Sprogg HVS 5a
Avg: 3 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 260 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Paul Ross Paul Nunn (var leads)`June 9th 1965|
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|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Apr 23, 2012|
|Admins:||Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell|
DescriptionThis climb gives some varied pitches which are quite sustained.
P1) Go easily up leftwards to an ash tree at 50'Climb a short steep crack to a large ledge. Ascend the gang-way type grooves on the left and pull out right at the top.Thread belay on the left arete.100' 5.8
P2).Move around the corner on the left ,climb the steep grooves and continue to a large ledge.50' 5.9-.
P3).Climb up a groove on the left to a ledge.45' 5.8.
P4).A few delicate moves gain a fine steep crack which is followed to the top.65' 5.9-.
LocationAt the southern end of the main craga short rakeascends from left to right giving easy access to ledges below the crag.Start 40'up the rakebelow a small ash tree.See FRCC guide book to Borrowdale
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