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Girdle traverse of Edinburgh Castle.

  1. 15m. Climb Graceful Chimney to tree.

  2. 18m. From tree move horizontally left with increasing difficulty until with the use of aid good holds beneath the 'keyhole' are reached.

  3. 18m. Descend pitch 2 of Committee Wall to flake and belay.

  4. 30m. Ascend 3m above flake, move left and across steep slabs to pegs on Gateway. Climb pitch 2 of Gateway to tree belay.

  5. 20m. Descend left to grassy ledges until vertical crack is reached. Ascend this to top.

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1972First ascent: Ian Howell & R. Higgins

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Lat/Lon: -1.48992, 37.06799

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XS A1 Assigned grade
XS A1 Lukenya Climbs

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Lukenya is mostly trad. No bolting is allowed without a special permission from the Mountain Club of Kenya.

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