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Routes in Barbados

Blacksmith TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Captain Hook V1-2 5
Coral Roof V3 6A
Coral Traverse V2 5+
Fishbowl TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
In the Arms of the Sea V5 6C
Rasta Man Life V2 5+
Reef Wave V0 4
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Type: TR, 120 ft
FA: Matthew Dayton
Page Views: 70 total, 4/month
Shared By: Matthew Dayton on May 21, 2016
Admins: Tony Yeary

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Description

Great view but a little chossy. The exciting/challenging thing about climbing in Barbados is the uncertainty of the holds, and this route is a good example of this. During the climb, stay on the northwest face as much as possible to avoid the white chalky holds. The ironstone was solid. I found the crux was mid-way up, at the roof of an offwidth.

Location

This route is located on the north face of the sleeping giant's nose. It's nearby Barclay's park. You'll see it from the road.
13.241547 N, -59.549003 W

Protection

Lots of webbing to set the anchor to prevent rope drag. Use two ropes or setup a belay station near the top.

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