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29m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A lesson in adventure on a route with a fearful name and reputation gives a sensational trip onto the Sanctuary Wall at a reasonable grade. Start at the notch on the landward side of the Sanctuary Wall.
1) 5b, 9m. From the notch, step down over the void, and make a tricky move left onto an easier ramp. Follow this a short way, peg, to a flat ledge and belay.
2) 5b, 20m. Take the corner above and pass the overhang on the left by via a steep layback. Easier climbing gains the top. Nuts and an iron spike just below the ridge. © Rockfax

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West Country Climbs, Moving to Devon, The Devonman Cometh- Living in Exeter Top200.

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Route of Interest

Scimitar Direct

Grade: E1 5b ***
(The Dewerstone)