South Face

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Sun and Shade
20 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

A magnificent piece of rock which presents a pair of compact vertical faces. Great for E4/5 leaders!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Too Much Pressure
A superb route beneath the prominent tooth at the top of the cliff, sustained and but low in the grade with only a couple of...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
E1
2
Out for the Count Top 50
A route that has such good moves that it deserves 3 stars in spite of the fact that the line is a bit close to Too Much...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4
3
Under the Influence
This one also has good moves, managing to be pumpy and delicate at the same time! Follow the continuous crack line on the...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
E4
4
Throne of Blood
The arete. Start on the right then climb up to gain the arete. Place a side-runner in Out for the Count then tackle the bold...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E7 6b
5
Over the Hill
This burly climb follows the steep crack in the narrow east facing wall. Of the climbs here, this one probably has more scalps...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E4
6
Cripple Creek
The big corner between the narrow east face and the right-hand wall requires sustained laybacking and bridging leading to a...
 
Graunchy
Loose
E2
7
Downward Bound
The left-hand crack in the wall gives an unrelenting pitch, though it is quite low in the grade. Beware of the possibility of...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
E4
8
Heat of the Moment
The central crack on the wall is virtually continuous and has a tough lower half. Another climb which you can't really stray...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
9
Chasing Shade
A blank-looking start looks desperate but isn't too bad and can be protected by small wires. Once you have gained the crack,...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
10
Vista
The right-hand arete of the wall gives an extremely unlikely looking route - honest it is only E2! Start below the arete at low...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E2
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  • Latest Comments

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    Wishful Thinking
    "^^She's right. Better climbing than Rock Idol! Over too soon, would be uber-clas..." 08/Sep

    Wishful Thinking
    "This route is AMAZING! A great contrast between lovely wall climbing in the lowe..." 01/Jul

    Chasing Shade
    "Razor sharp, not that much fun. Nothing as hard as the crux of Heat, but quite s..." 15/Aug

    Out for the Count
    "Under the influence is a better route i reckon, and a bit harder. This is good t..." 01/Jun top50

    Chasing Shade
    "The start looks somewhat unlikely at the grade: anyone done this?" 28/May

    Over the Hill
    "Why don't you give me any credit for Over the Hill. I've long since been niggled..." 07/Oct

    Vista
    "A steady f6a+ 2 star deep water solo if you climb primarily on the left side of ..." 14/Jul

    Under the Influence
    "A super dooper route. Very well protected and quite fingery with delicate but pu..." 29/Apr

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