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Description:© (kieranl)

Start: Start a few metres left of Commando Climb at a break in the overhang. There used to be some railings here but they have mercifully been removed.

  1. 25m (17) Pull through overhang and go up and step right into left of two parallel grooves. Go up to below overhang.

  2. 30m (-) Up right over loose block and up short groove. Step left to square-cut groove and climb it to next overhang. Crack above to bushy ledge below corner.

  3. 20m (-) Corner, then crack on right wall. (? is this pitch Bernie's Open Book?)


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Peter Cunningham, Keith Lockwood & Peter Watling, 1981


Located in Giant's Staircase approx:
Long/Lat: 142.692333,37.106000

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