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Routes : Europe : Scotland : Central Highlands : Glen Etive : The Etive Slabs : The Long Reach *** E2 5b

The Long Reach *** E2 5b - 5.10b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Wires and small cams. Run-out on the slabs
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Classic slab adventure cutting directly up the center of the main face and through a stout overlap. Friction smears, peg-scar fingerlocks, thuggy mantleshelving, its got it all. Take the guide, cos is *really* easy to get off-route and onto a unprotected epic. Requires a steady lead head.

Descent Options:

walk off to the right, taking care not to dislodge stones onto climbers below.

Submitted by: anonymi on 2009-02-25
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Route ID: 97939

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: anonymi on 2002-07-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Epic

Did it when it was graded E1. Got off route near the top and had to improvise round some of the longest run-outs Ive ever known, and on tiny smears. But now I can smile about it.

Added: 2009-02-25