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Description

The first area encountered when walking up the slab.

Approach

Up the obvious slab. The first large egg-shaped boulder you see is The Witch boulder.

Routes

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Jump start to the obvious edge with desperate finish. Classic.

Start on crimps on the left and long move to nipple pinch.

FA: Jason Girdlestone

Stand start on the left of the face on good edges. Desperate top out.

Sit start on heinous crimps down low and up to good edges (stand is V2). Scary/desperate top out. Originally graded V9, closer to a solid V7 with some alternative beta.

FA: Andy Lampard

Stand start on the good edge on the right and then trend left to top out as The Witch.

Warm ups.

Up the face. Slippery now due to graffiti unfortunately

Start on the far left, low on the slopers of the slab and traverse right to finish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UioHwCiqKAg

Sit start on the poor crimps and low foot. Big throw to the arete and then follow the arete right and up. Second problem in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drTyjLhY7Ds

Sit start on right and traverse left on slopers to direct. Scary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0Pvu89dOvQ

Jump to the lip on the left corner to a desperate and scary mantle.

High-ish start on left hand edge and a right hand crimpy pinch.

Activity

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