Misty Walls Routes

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Sun and Shade
18 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

This south-facing wall is exposed to the sun and the waves. It gives a series of technical climbs which sometimes require very small wires for protection.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Misty Arete
This well-positioned route follows the big arete, sadly the second pitch is both a bit loose and escapable. Start from ledges...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Loose
S
2
Bon Voyage
A popular climb which happily repelled teams for years when graded E1. The traverse right from the cave usually proves to be a...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
E2
3
Play Misty for Me
The most popular of the harder routes on this wall takes an elegant line up the blunt arete right of Bon Voyage. Start 5m right...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
E3
4
Fog Horn Blower
The wall below the cave has a beautiful open groove in it. Rack up all the microwires you can lay your hands on and climb the...
 
2 Stars
E5
5
Mistress of the Sea
Yet another fine climb on perfect rock. Start below some cracks just left of the big corner in the centre of the wall (Master...
 
2 Stars
E4
6
Master Blaster
This sustained and popular route gives the easiest way up the wall. Start beneath the central groove-line. Climb the groove...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
E2
7
Shot Across the Bows
A good route with a steep finish. Start below the groove five metres right of Master Blaster. Climb the groove past a bulge to...
 
2 Stars
E3
8
Not Even Some Red
An eliminate line across 'Master Blaster'. Start below the groove 5m to its right. Climb a crack in the left wall then move up...
 E3 5c
9
First Impulse
The direct line above the groove of the last two routes has a steep crack above it. Gain the crack from the groove and climb it...
 
1 Stars
E4
10
Shadow Boxer
Bold. Start under a crack at the right-hand end of the ledge, left of the slot. Gain the crack from the right and climb it....
 
1 Stars
E5
11
Oratorio
An entertaining pitch; take some microwires. Start below a groove, as far right as you can get before the slot. Move up into...
 
2 Stars
E3
12
The Mad Death
Unprotected climbing up the ramp and slab above the right-hand side of the sea trench. Rarely repeated due to its extreme...
 
1 Stars
E5