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End Walls

  • 24 - Girdle Traverse

    Grade: 5c,4b,5a | First Ascent: (1961/1982)
    Rating: 0

  • 24.1 - Pitch 1

    Grade: 5c | First Ascent:

    Climb Inflexion and cross to the top of Ha`penny Arête. Reverse the hand-traverse of Scoop and Traverse and belay.

  • 24.2 - Pitch 2

    Grade: 4b | First Ascent:

    Move down slightly and cross The Crack to Central Arête, then climb this to below the top overhangs and traverse into Renegade Corner to belay on the ledge. Nut belay.

  • 24.3 - Pitch 3

    Grade: 5a | First Ascent:

    Reverse the corner until a thin crack leads across and up to a hand-traverse on Mein Kampf. Go round the arête and finish up Crystal Climb.