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Adam VS 5a
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|Type:||Trad, 130 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Paul Ross Barry Wilkinson 30th Aug 1955|
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|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Oct 4, 2013|
|Admins:||Chris Owen, Euan Cameron|
DescriptionStarts 20' left of North Buttress . 15' right of Eve.This discription is the original route. P1) Climb the awkward crack in the corner which leads to ledge a large spike belay.40'5.7
P2)Climb the crack on the right of the ledge then follow good holds left and up to the holly tree . From the tree step right and up a few feet to the edge of the arete . Pull over this on good holds then cross a small slab to a steep direct finish just left of an overhanging block. 90'5.8.Tree Belay ..
Alt Finish.An easier variation. Climb up above the Holly tree and trend left on good holds to the top. Descent. Scramble down to the right.