Holy school groups batman! Wanted a nice chilled multi to take R up on. Ended up on the route for 5 hours getting stuck behind a guide and 5(!) school kids who snaked us coming up the intro route. still an enjoyable day and surprisingly the last two pitches contained some genuine climbing for such a low grade. I led all.
Start of the second pitch is so full on for a grade 10 that it is comical. Technically easy no doubt, but the position is just wild. The rest of the climb is nothing special but still enjoyable, the crows nest belay up top is great. I led second, Dave got 1st pitch.
Old school, unpleasant chimneys, traverses, loose blocks, sandbag start to pitch 4 and a "walk out" just as hard as any pitch on the climb. But of course still thoroughly enjoyable. Pitches; Dave 1,3,5, me: 2,4 and bonus pitch 6.
Oh the Bard, so much hype and so much dread for what is, on paper, an easy route. For anyone who asks why you would come to Araps to climb "easy" climbs for two weeks you need to get on this. I'll never forget finishing the third pitch with all that clear air below my heels. Pitches; Dave: 2,4, me: 1,3,5.