More multi pitch adventure – then rain

We figured we’d avoid the polish in the main gorge by doing one of the multi pitch routes. Sure enough, despite being only 5 minutes from the car, ### was immaculate, with barely enough signs of traffic to show the way! Great climbing, with the crux pitch taking a hanging fluted rib through some pretty steep territory for 6a.

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Helen tackling the crux pitch

Unfortunately, the forecast rain made an earlier than scheduled appearance and we ended up rapping in a downpour – not helped by the inevitable stuck

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Our route takes the centre of the buttress – photo taken a couple of days later, after the rain!

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