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Dare to Be

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About Dare to Be:

Dare to Be! XS 90m ** FA I. Miller, M. Boner 30/06/09 Grid Reference G516869. This Monster sea stack sits equidistant between Skelpoonagh bay (to the South) and the Sturral Headland. (to the North) It is guarded by monster 200mtr cliffs from both directions, a huge committing sea passage is required to land on the beast. Abseil descent of the route. This stack can be easily seen from the Glencolmcille to Malinbeg road. Pitch 1, 20m, From the huge sea level platform at the Southern end of the stack, scramble up to a large ledge below the steep open book corner. Pitch 2, 30m, Climb the open book corner and continue up the arete to a superb recess, below the bulge and capping roof. Pitch 3, 10m, Climb direct to a boulder field at the southern end of the summit ridge. Pitch 4, 30m, Carefully scramble along the ridge to the airy and exposed summit block.
Approach: A UBER committing 1KM paddle along the base of 250m sea cliffs.
Approach Time: 2hrs
Latitude, Longitude: 54.71649, -8.75078
Access Issues: An Extremely atmospheric nautical approach.
Rock Type: Quartzite
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun

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