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33m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A popular route up a gear-packed corner 9m right of Ledgend that gives exhausting climbing. It has taken a lot of scalps over the years and now fully merits its HVS grade.
1) 5a, 18m. Climb a wall to gain the corner, which leads steeply to a ledge on the left, as for Ledgend.
2) 4a, 15m. As for Ledgend pitch two. © Rockfax

FA. P.Neame, A.Monnery 12/Feb/1967.

Ticklists

West Country Climbs, SW Climbs - Swanage, Ultimate HVS ticklist, The V.S.+ Ticklist, 100 Best South West Mid Grade Routes, South West Climbs - Pat Littlejohn (1st Ed.), Dorset Routes that are worth doing

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ian bryant 13 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: hvs 5a sounds about right for the first pitch
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βeta: hvs 5a sounds about right for the first pitch
Richard Horn 5 Jul, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I felt HVS 5a would be a more suitable, although low in the grade, with the one 5a move reaching up for the hold at the top of the groove. The holds are good, it just requires some commitment. Were forced to leave a No 9 rock in the crack yesterday as it has started raining, feel free to keep it if you can get it out!
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βeta: I felt HVS 5a would be a more suitable, although low in the grade, with the one 5a move reaching up for the hold at the top of the groove. The holds are good, it just requires some commitment. Were forced to leave a No 9 rock in the crack yesterday as it has started raining, feel free to keep it if you can get it out!
phayes 18 Jun, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I climb regular VS 4c routes at wintours leap and just starting onto HVS, found this route very hard and a bit of a suprise, thought i was having a bad day, the temp was 30+ so the rock was sweating which may have upped the grade. maybe under cooler conditions it is a VS.
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βeta: I climb regular VS 4c routes at wintours leap and just starting onto HVS, found this route very hard and a bit of a suprise, thought i was having a bad day, the temp was 30+ so the rock was sweating which may have upped the grade. maybe under cooler conditions it is a VS.

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Route of Interest

Quality Street

Grade: HVS 4c ***
(Cormorant Ledge)