the climbing is generally steep and intimidating, but always on excellent rock and usually with good protection .
The north side of Grand Falls Zawn forms a broad grassy spur (taken by the original descent): this is approximately 75 metres south of Threequarter Wall and it is terminated by a steep orange face with a small offshore rock island, St Mark's Stone, opposite.
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cithaeron 5.11 Trad, 1 pitch, 44 feet
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cithaeron 5.11 International : United Kingdom : ... : The Parthenos
. The climbing is sustained, but with a low technical threshold, and combined with some inspirational route finding provides a memorable experienceStart below a beckoning flake above the left-hand end of the ledge-system. Climb the slab to reach the flake and follow it, with escalating difficulty, to its end. Pull through a bulge and move up into a scoop guarded by a black fang of rock. Pass the fang to its right into a second scoop and exit steeply leftwards to a black block (peg). Pull round t...[more] Browse More Classics in International