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route99, Alans Mountain - 5.6

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Al Roberts Dec1999
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Take a trad rack but not too heavy plus several slings
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From Cai Beo pier take a boat to the passage entrance and a large rocky island with twin summits seperated by a saddle is soon reached. Take a small boat to the righthand side of the mountain where a short steep wall leads to slabs and tree belays on the right. (make sure you ask the boatman to meet you at the saddle if you do the traditional traverse).Pitch2 climb a short, steep wall to a small cave like recess. Pitch 3 Climb easily to the summit being wary of some loose blocks. The rock hereabouts is very sharp!

Descent Options:

Either reverse the route (awkward) or much better, take the route of the first ascent and traverse the mountain top until above the saddle. A direct descent is very steep so traverse right and zig zag more easily to the saddle. Hopefully the boatman wil

Submitted by: mikereynolds on 2007-07-15
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Route ID: 87066