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Rockfax Description
Fine and pumpy. Start at the diagonal crack as for Chepito.
Move up easily, step right and then attack the spaced horizontal breaks on good holds to less steep but more technical ground up the groove and wall above. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climbs the steepest part of the cliff above the beach.
Haul through the bulges and make a difficult move (and clip) into a shallow niche. Another difficult move out of the niche gains improving holds leading to the lower-off.
Has now been fully equipped (without permission). Originally climbed at E5 6a with an 8mm bolt and two pegs which have been removed or flattened.
Consensus grade is F7a.

M J Crocker, M Ward 10/Dec/1988.


West Country Climbs, Becky's ticklist, Brean Down Sports Climbs, Mineboyz Mega Projectz - Level: Crystal, West Country Climbs: Sport Routes Grades 5 to 7a+, Brean Down, South Side Sport, Recommended 7's, The road to Statement of Youth


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Petar Samkov 4 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Somehow managed to fall after the crux ...3 times , got it on the 4 th ...even only just !
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βeta: Somehow managed to fall after the crux ...3 times , got it on the 4 th ...even only just !

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High 7a+
Mid 7a+
Low 7a+
High 7a
Mid 7a
Low 7a
High 6c+
Mid 6c+
Low 6c+
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Shakin' Like a Leaf

Grade: 7a ***
(Cheddar Gorge South)