30m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A better route than Anaconda though it can suffer from being a bit dirty. Pitch 1 is an excellent E4 6a.
1) 6a, 20m. A short crack leads to a ledge (possible belay). Continue up the crack to its termination then head right up another thinner crack. Hard moves above gain a pocket and then the ledge - a great pitch.
2) 6b, 10m. Climb straight up as for Anaconda but move right up a crack to easier ground. Finishing direct is harder again. © Rockfax

FA. (Pitch 1) Jim Moran. FA. (Pitch 2) Dave Jones (1 nut) 1978.


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High E5
Mid E5
Low E5
High E4
Mid E4
Low E4
High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
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High 6c
Mid 6c
Low 6c
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
Votes cast 8
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Style of Ascent
Not Set
Ground Up
Flashed (β)
Not Set
Route of Interest
The Super Girdle

Grade: E4 6a ***
(Roaches Lower Tier)

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