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Tigers Don't Cry 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: M. Ward, P. Begley, 15 July 1984
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Submitted By: Nick Russell on Jul 1, 2013

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Another classic HVS at Shorn Cliff, strenuous and tough for the grade (especially if your jamming is a bit rusty!) but well protected throughout.

It's pretty obvious where to go on this one: start up the crack, past a small roof (crux) where the crack widens. A few tricky moves remain...


Right at the top of the R4 approach path, the unmistakable white-stained crack line.


finger to hand size nuts and cams. Tree anchor at the top, set a little way back from the edge. Please use this anchor rather than one of the trees closer to the edge, to avoid doing any further damage.

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