Route Number: 3289

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Pulp Friction

Location: Poisoned Glen (The Castle)
Grade: E2  5b
Length: 47m
First ascent: Patrick & Adam Tinney & Kevin McGee 22/05/2019
Route Description:

Pitch 1/  5b  27m.

Start at short black wall approx. 4 metres left of Spectrum. Climb onto small grassy ledge at about 2.5m, reach up high on the left for good hidden flake. Get on ledge above flake and climb wall above to good holds at the bottom of the left facing corner. Pull around this to good ledge on the right. Climb the wall above using a series of horizontal breaks and then traverse delicately right to good visible jug above the groove of Spectrum (Crux). Move straight up wall to small flake jug and traverse right to gain large heather ledge and belay.

Pitch 2/  4c 20m.

Climb obvious left trending big offwidth crack for 3 metres and the start traversing right along obvious crack for hands and gear. Follow this crack right as it widens and steepens over obvious overlap (crux) to the top.


pt811 - 20/02/2020
First pitch is excellent with loads of solid gear all the way. The crux is delicate but with solid gear close. The second pitch is also excellent with big exposure and it can be done on its own at about easy HVS 4c with an easy abseil into the large ledge. Wonderful views down the Poison Glen to Errigal.

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