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Fractious Applause


Start directly in the centre of the clean streak in the deceptively overhanging wall.
(6b). Step onto the ledges at 1.5 metres. Gain the jugs above and make a crafty heel hook rock over, bypassing a small crimp, to gain a slot. Launch for the good holds above and follow a fault/rightward-slanting crack to a Rock 2 at 10.5 metres (first runner). Gain the good ledge above for a shake out and follow the leftward-slanting crack to a lower off. 

First ascent: (08/05/2006) Stuart Wood, Jake Hughes

Climb Comments

Stuart Wood
19/08/2012 19:30:13

Gave this a scrub today and forgot how good it is. The crux is quite tricksy and unprotectable, the first runner is a long way up. In retrospect E6 6b would be a better grade....

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