Pre-Marital Tension | E8 Trad climb at Cribba Head

Contributors: remus


2 recorded ascents.

Climber Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Mark Edwards Lead | worked
First ascent.
Ken Palmer Lead | worked 2000
Second ascent.

Dave Henderson:

Ken described Pre-Marital as being more of a psychologically hard route than Question Mark as the climbing is of a more precarious, delicate nature. Ken eventually led the route using four tied-down Skyhooks (placed on the lead, then down climbing to the ground to tie them down) just as it was starting to rain! (Ken decided he had to do it on that trip as he had a full support team with him - Doctor, photographer (Nick Hancock) and trustworthy belayer (Simon Blagdon). [1]