Monster Wall

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Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
5 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered
Restricted Access

The left-hand side is a huge orange wall of dust-covered rock (also called Tango Wall). In the centre there are some occasional wet streaks and then further right the wall really starts to gain height with two of the longest pitches around. Guidebook page 17.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
You've Been Tangoed
16m. The arete on the far left past a tough overlap.
 7a+
2
Orange Rising
16m. A short wall and flake lead to groove right of the overhang.
 7a
3
Repeeled
16m. Right of a tree on the ledge. A desperate move.
 
Technical
7b
4
Unpeeled
24m. An easy flake and dirty slab lead to ledge and a lower-off (6c this far). The headwall is better.
 7a+
5
The Orangeman
24m. A long pitch up to a ledge then on via the thin crack in the headwall.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6c+
6
Orange Outang
26m. Climb a thin crack then the front of the pillar to reach the thin crack in the headwall.
1 user comment
 7a+
7
Clockwork Orange
16m. Start up the arete and then take the right edge of the pillar above.
 7a
8
Orange Alert
26m. From the same start as Clockwork Orange, move out right onto the face and climb this throughout.
 6c
9
Black and Blue
10m. The short wall is often wet.
 6c
10
On Stream
16m. Climb the rib then move slightly right and climb past the left side of the roof.
 7a
11
The Streaming Dream
16m. Climb the lower wall to the centre of the roof above.
 
1 Stars
7a+
12
Streamline
16m. A sustained and fingery pitch. A bit run-out high up.
 
1 Stars
7b
13
A Drip Round the Ear
14m. The left-hand side of the arete.
 7a
14
A Drip off the Old Block
14m. The shallow groove to a lower-off below the grot.
 6a+
15
Cause Cerebre
14m. A tough pitch up the vague arete.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7b
16
Sandstone Story
14m. An awkward lower wall leads to better climbing above.
 6b+
17
Sandsite
14m. A dusty line up the vague scoop.
 6b+
18
In the End
30m. A major pitch up the smooth wall though the blocky bulges and on up the soaring crack above.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
7a+
19
Raven Calling
10m. The short wall above the right edge of the grass bank.
 7a
20
Too Monsterosity
40m. Well-named. The grooves and wall give a huge sustained pitch one of the biggest around. 18 clips and rigged for descending...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
7a
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