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Pain Pillar 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: N MacNiven, 1965
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 30, 2007
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Simon tackles Pain Pillar, 5.8 (VS 4c) in bare fee...

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Certainly the best route on the crag.

Climb up the obvious pillar of rock. Take the easiest line up the pillar and enjoy some spectacular exposed climbing.


15 feet right of The Groper arete.


Trad gear

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By brian ivins
Sep 18, 2008

Looks like my day at the roaches.....

Is it misting?