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Agony E2 5A T 
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Agony E2 5A 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Geoff Oliver Norman Brown. May 1959
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 20, 2010

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On the top pitch. Photo Ron Kenyon


A excellent climb with exposed situations. Starts about 6' to the right of the stone wall. P1). Climb straight up on small holds to join Zig Zag at the break in the gangway. Traverse right for about 20' to a thin crack which is climbed to easier ground.Belay on a large ash tree.130'5.9. P2)From a shallow groove above move right to a flake and up to a ledge. Step left round the arete and climb up to a flake on the left. More steep climbing back right to a scoop in the arete in the arete. Follow this to the open slab of Zig Zag. Belay below a yellow groove in the wall.120' 5.9.P3).Climb the groove.65'5.6.


Castle Rock.. see crag description .. and FRCC guide to Buttermere and the Eastern Crags


Normal rack cams stoppers.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Steve Scott on Agony . Photo Ron Kenyon
Steve Scott on Agony . Photo Ron Kenyon

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