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Please stick to established tracks to prevent further die back infestation.
An exposed and delicate traverse along the Central Buttress
FA: J. Watson & K. Palmer, 1973
Approach by scrambling down gully on right side, or a 60m rap on two RB on left (viewd from standing at top looking out). Can be done as 2 x 30m raps.
Start 4m left of One Trick Pony, up vegetated crack. Climb to top of Ascension Chimney.
FA: G. MacGill & B. Clague, 1971
#4 and #.5-#1 camalots required for extra protection
FA: E. Mandyczewsky, 2006
Batman upto first bolt. Medium cams required for top
Sustained! Follow line of RB's 3m left of Carpe Diem up overhung orange wall. Beware, any rope shorter than 60m will not reach the ground.
FA: M. Wilson, 2006
P1 30m (21): Delicately up line of bolts (hangers required) to a DBB.
P2 30m (18): Continue up and slightly left. Follow cleaned rock up some choss. Bolted all the way, so look hard for them before you start placing dodgy gear.
Can be done as one pitch, with some extended runners.
FA: M. Rosser & J. Truscott, 2002
Can be reach with a 60m rope, by rapping from RBs at top and descending left (when facing the cliff) past two large semi-detached flake things. Can be easily reached via the descent gully.
As for Hail Salathe for first two bolts (hex bolts), then continue past left-most line of 6 FH to DBB..
FA: M. Thake, 2009
Start same as Brothels of Baghdad, but continue directly up centre line of 5 FH to DBB.
2 ring bolts at the bottom then trending right up crack near arete. Takes gear all the way including anchor. Lots of loose rock.
Rap 30m from top. There are two anchor points at base of Upper Tier
Starts at the left most DBB (when facing cliff), at the base of the Upper Tier. Follow left-most line of FHs up past two roofs and belay on FH and added gear at top.
From right belay bolts, trend right, and mantel small overhang to first bolt. Follow centre line of colts up very steep wall to DBB used for rap.
Deserves 2 stars, and may have gotten more difficult as holds have probably come off.
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