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# on Topo: 

Not so Nigel


First ascensionists' grade:

HVS 4b, 4c, 4c+, 4a

Max estimated grade:





First Ascent:


Dave Lucas, Melissa Nesbitt, Lianne Harburn

Year of FA:

# of bolts en route:



Route description

Jebel Abu Mahshour East Face main part


1) 4b (56m) Start under shart chimney, climb this and into crack and slab. Climb this, crack turns into offwidth. Leave this and then up groove climb then on short slab. Walk right to under crack (10m)
2) 4c (49m) Climb corner and then leave corner by stepping right into crack. Climb this then a few meters on slab to the start of a new crack. Continue to a hanging belay.
3) 4c+ (55m) Continue on line with minimal gear on small brass offset nuts. Step right as line steepens to under flake. Climb flake and corner belay on ledge.
4) Walk along and up groove past open groove to 5 boulders below crack.
5) 55m (4a) climb crack then rock over on slab to left. Go left and join off-width and chimney climb this to its end.


Scramble off left and up then over into gully

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