Rusty Walls Routes

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Afternoon sun
Level
18 mins
Abseil
Tidal

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The routes on Rusty Walls are situated on the steep side wall, and on the main face which is dominated by the rising traverse of Lucky Strike. Guidebook page 92.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Undertone
34m. A route which takes an 'edge of everything' line up the right-hand side of the large sea cave. Intimidating but well...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E5 6a
2
Poles Apart
30m. A slightly less exposed variation to Undertone. From where that route moves left, climb straight up a steep groove and...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
3
Solidarity
25m. A good and popular crack climb in an impressive position. Starting from the ledge at the foot of the corner, climb up the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
4
Good Luck, Mr Gronski
28m. A decent route on rock that is better than it looks. Climb direct through the small recess right of the corner to a steep...
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 5b
5
Strike Lucky
30m. This route is most frequently used as a high tide start for Lucky Strike however it is a good pitch in its own right. From...
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
6
Lucky Strike Top 50
35m. The main line of the slab is yet another Littlejohn classic, one of the great climbs of Pembroke. The route has adequate...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E1 5b
7
The Happy Go Lucky Finish
This is only a variation finish to 'Lucky Strike'. It follows the slab 6m left of the normal finish.
 E3 6a
8
Circus Circus
32m. This big route tackles the bulging wall beneath the slab with some superb, hard climbing. Start at low tide, on the large...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6a
9
The Muppet Show
32m. The wall to the left of the long groove is climbed with great difficulty - super steep but with good gear. Climb pockets...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E6 6b
10
Greased Lightning
28m. A well named route up the large corner which bounds the right-hand side of the slab. Start from a non-tidal ledge beneath...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E4 6a
11
Rust
28m. The route up the large arete between the two corners on the right-hand side of the wall. Start from the ledge beneath...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
12
Flying Picket
30m. From the non-tidal ledge at the base of the next corner right of Rust, climb over the bulge above and enter the corner....
 E1 5b
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    For RUSTY WALL

    Lucky Strike
    "Small amendment to the above: LS is slightly serious for second but still more s..." 16/Apr top50

    Solidarity
    "The lower section of the wall before the crack proper is pretty tricky. Once int..." 14/May

    Lucky Strike
    "OK so it's a bit intimidating but the gear and holds are all there. I think high..." 07/Jul top50

    Lucky Strike
    "Lovely route. I think it's E1 climbing in a E2 situation ... should be given E2 ..." 06/Jul top50

    Undertone
    "Perhaps the heart symbol refers to the wedged block you have to yard on to get i..." 22/Jun

    Undertone
    "Really good fun, excellent gear and an awesome position. The fluttery heart seem..." 28/May

    Lucky Strike
    "awesome climb. 3 stars. e2 in the cc guide and that felt about right. great expo..." 09/Oct top50

    Lucky Strike
    "great route - i thought E1. Think the numbering of SL and LS is wrong on the new..." 02/May top50

    Lucky Strike
    "I did it on a very hot day with a large swell so it was a bit like a sauna. I th..." 06/Dec top50

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