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Tower Face 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: H M Kelly, 1916
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Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Oct 19, 2011

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Halfway up Tower Face (photo by Phil Ashton)

Description 

A steep pull is needed to get established on the face. Follow rounded features (well-protected) until a move right on to a ledge, then finish up a crack. Good climbing, good position and a lot of history.

Location 

Tower Face lies towards the right-hand side of the crag, up a clean face just left of the final buttress which has overhangs at top and bottom.

Protection 

Mostly wires and small cams (leave these behind, use a hemp rope and wear old gym shoes if you want to get closer to the style of the first ascent!)


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