Brown's Eliminate

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20 mins
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Some great cracks offering strenuous but well protected climbing from Severe to E2, however the first routes are more in keeping with the bold climbs elsewhere up a clean wall with the prominent axe-edged arete of Brown's Eliminate jutting out towards the Derwent valley.

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1
Flake Gully
15m. Climb the gully behind the detached block then traverse left until the steep but juggy flake on the wall can be climbed.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Loose
VD
2
Brown's Eliminate Direct
16m. Bolder and harder than the original, with the same runners. The lower arete has a tough sequence to the ledge, the upper...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
3
Armaggedon
12m. This would be a fine wall climb if it wasn't so escapable. Make a hard move to the ledge then continue direct on positive...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
4
Brown's Eliminate Top 50
16m. A bold and intimidating route which is often soloed, although there is gear just below half-height. From the corner trend...
21 user comments
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
5
Green Gut
14m. The fine groove is arguably the best line on the crag; it took a couple of days of digging before the first ascent was...
21 user comments
 
2 Stars
HS 4a
6
Pedestal Crack
14m. The long crack has a tricky layback move to reach a good rest on the right then an awkward crack leads into the final...
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
7
Slingshot
Ultra-hard bouldering through the bulge right of Pedestal Crack. It was well padded for first solo ascent.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V11 8A
8
Blind Vision
16m. Climb Slingshot then the wall above and right. There is good gear at the half-way ledge, small wires above and a Zero 2 in...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E10 7b
9
Chequers Groove
A similar but lesser boulder problem to Slingshot up the groove and overlaps just left of The Big Crack.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V10 7C+
10
The Big Crack
15m. Climb to a jug then a pull on a couple of finger jams gains good holds then the base of the wide upper crack. This is...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
11
Hard Cheddar
15m. The thin seam/groove is hard on the left arm. Escape off right. It can be done as a highball V7.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5 6b
12
Circus
15m. Bold and technical wall climbing. Originally done with side-runners (E6) but has now been done without. Fortunately the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
Fluttery
E7 6b
13
Stiff Cheese
12m. A short and very stiff crack. You will probably get pumped trying to place gear, but do you have a choice?
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
E2 5c
14
Beech Nut
12m. Another that is hard to crack and may be easier to solo!
 
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5c
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