Crystal Wall

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Sport
Evening sun
5 mins
Level

Two good faces on rock reminiscent of that at Staden, with some weird and wonderful formations on display. The right-hand wall is the most popular section of the quarry.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Owd Biddy Flogger
The left arete has a loose start, but improves with height.
2 user comments
 
Loose
6a
2
Floggin' a Dead Horse
The clean wall just to the right has neat moves.
 
1 Stars
6b
3
The Crystal Maze
Head right then go direct; escalating difficulties.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c+
4
Hollow Inside
Climb the wall, keeping left of the pale rock via a useful flake, to hard moves for the break. Swing left to the lower-off.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
6b+
5
The Quartz Tricycle
A shallow groove leads past a bulge on the pleasant face above. Finish left then right up the crowning pillar.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
6
Friezian
The grey wall is technical early on, then easier above where it trends away to the right.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
7
Lady Luck
A good climb left of the grotty central break. A hard start, with easier moves above.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
8
Just Passing Through
The left-hand side of the pillar gives decent climbing to a final couple of difficult moves direct past the final bolt. You can...
5 user comments
 6b
9
Sock it to 'em
A great pitch on weird rock up the right-hand side of the pillar. Steep and strenuous.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5c