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A wonderful route tracing a sustained path up the Great Wall on immaculate rock. Take lots of small wires. Start 5m right of Eroica at a short high-angled slab beneath a thin crack-system.

1) 6a, 46m. Step up onto the high-angled slab and move up left to the thin cracks. Climb the thin crack-system to two short left to right-leaning cracks - peg. Move up the wall rightwards past a distinct white quartz patch and enter the very slim left-facing corner above. Follow the corner to a tricky exit onto easier-angled rock. Work up the slabby, lichen splashed wall to a stance beneath a leaning corner.
2) 5c, 20m. Climb the corner and steep flake to an easier exit. © Rockfax

Ticklists

Great Wall Climbs of the UK, Very good routes in the UK, West Country Climbs, Rob Greenwood's Top 5 E5 Routes in the UK, Ultimate E5 ticklist, James' Summer Ticklist, The Lifetime List

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Wil Treasure 28 Aug, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: No pegs, gear in the top half is spaced but good, take lots of RPs/small nuts.
 
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βeta: No pegs, gear in the top half is spaced but good, take lots of RPs/small nuts.
Eduardo Martinez 19 Aug, 2017 Show βeta
βeta: No pegs now but adequately protected.
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βeta: No pegs now but adequately protected.

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The Singularity

Grade: E5 6a ***
(Luxulyan Quarry proper)