Machete Wall

2 Stars
 E2 5c

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A sustained and much sought-after tick that follows the right-hand side of the grey wall. Start at a short rib right of Wogs.</br>Climb the easy rib just left of the shallow overhung cave until below a short white corner. Pull up into the corner and continue via a steep bulging wall, two pegs, to beneath an overlap. Using a suspect block with care, pull up and left into a corner and progress up this with interest to the top.
FA. Eric Rayson 3.61


A super route for an aspiring E2 leader (whoops - it's now E2 - that's why I found it hard...). The crux is getting past the peg. Once above that the route is really HVS/E1. Hint: that small finger hold up there on the left is actually the right hold. E2, see.
Andrew Sheehy - 07/Aug/05

Hmmmm. Great route on lower section. Really didn't like that block. Got a top rope lowered. Can go direct up left hand groove to avoid the block at similar grade. Just look behind the block at whats its balancing on..... I couldn't see anything.......
paddlinmonkey - 12/Aug/05

Looks like a hefty chunk has come off the bottom of the final groove (just above the overlap). The suspect block might be gone at last...
chris jones - 09/Jun/08

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