The Cider Soak Top 50

3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
 8a

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A very impressive sport route. Start at the sloping shelf that cuts in from the right.
14m. Stand on the shelf and move up to a thin break. Move right and use a finger-crack and sloping holds to reach a good finger pocket. Use the pocket to gain a jug that allows a shake-out before the final bouldery upper wall.
FA. Nick White 1988
w Brian 3tspc 8c+
The hardest sport climb in the south of the UK takes in the crux of Tuppence and a whole lot more hard climbing. Start as for The Cider Soak.
21m. Move up to the overhang and traverse left to join A Fisherman's Tale. Now go left and down slightly to join and follow Tuppence to just above its last hard move. Go left and finish direct.
FA. Ken Palmer 2003

USER COMMENTS

The perfect power-endurance route. An essential tick. Has an undeserved reputation for being powerful, but is really just totally brilliant. The midway pocket can often be dried out with a beer towel, and this route can be climbable all year round.
midgets of the world unite - 01/Jul/05

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