Rockfax Description
One of the best E3s in Pembroke! It manages to cover some incredibly steep ground without really pulling over any roofs. The traverse is very pumpy and not a good one to fall off if you are seconding! Climb the corner, past a couple of bulges, to a line of breaks below a roof. Traverse left along the breaks to below the main corner. Pull up to a ledge on the left (possible belay) then climb a small corner above. Step right into the main corner and follow this all the way to the top. © Rockfax

FA. P.Littlejohn, C.King 02/May/1978.


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Bethan May Davies 2 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Bit of a grapple but a brilliant route!
Show beta
βeta: Bit of a grapple but a brilliant route!

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Plane Sailing

Grade: E3 5c ***
(Stackpole Head)
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