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A popular route in a good position. Start at the base of a groove with 'PMP' etched on it.
1) 27m. Climb the groove for 4m, move right and climb the arete to a tree (possible belay). Continue slightly to the right up the next groove above a ledge to another tree in a bay.
2) 10m. Traverse right across the slab to belay in a corner left of the nose.
3) 4a, 30m. Step right onto a nose of rock. Climb round the right-hand side of the nose which leads to the base of the upper slab (possible belay). Climb the slab then step right to a ledge. Scramble off above.
FA. G.Sutton, J.Gaukroger 20.12.1955
The groove with 'PMP' on it is the start of Borchgrevinck - the original PMP starts further right (but due to the misidentification most people do the described version instead).
Simon Caldwell - 11/Mar/10
Changed from S ** to S 4a ***, 100% of 2 votes for ***
ROCKFAX - 11/Oct/13
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