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Avalanche Couloir is the prominent gully that separates Bulging and University Buttresses

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19 * Pete's Power Plummet Trad 70m 3
18 * Cleavage Trad 20m

Cracks left of the Triclinicity corner, to DBB.

18 Triclinicity Trad 20m
15 * Ozymandias Trad 65m
22 Blank Generation Trad 60m
24 Rebel Without Claws Top rope 25m
17 *** Chancellor Direct Trad 60m 2

Start: Starts at the clean RH facing corner near the foot of Avalanche Couloir

  1. 35m (17) Up the corner and face to the overhang. Pass this on the L and continue up the line to a ledge at the base of a detached pillar

  2. 25m (16) Climb up behind the pillar, then up the crack above. At the top traverse R to the abseil anchors at the top of Carpe Diem

FA: I. Lewis & L. Closs, 1972

19 *** Carpe Diem Trad 45m

Brilliant face climbing. A double set of small/medium wires very useful. About 10m right of CD is a recessed column. Scramble up to the base with care. Up, till you can step right onto the column proper. Follow shallow r facing corner till the gear fizzles out, then reach righ to gain hidden flake. Follow this up to gain top of column. There is a DBB a few metres up and left.