The Toy

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Afternoon sun
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5 mins

A series of short problems on impeccable rock. As you might expect, most of the routes feel hard for the grade and, despite their diminutive size, many are also bold. The occasional crack climb does give slight relief from bold technical face routes. Guidebook page 306.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tin Drum
6m. The fierce thin crack on the left-hand side of the wall is technical and bold.
 
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E5 6b
2
Be Bop Delux
6m. From the same start as Tin Drum, step out right and climb the wall with difficulty.
1 user comment
 
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
3
The Toy
6m. The thin crack splitting the centre of the wall is protectable and gives hard fingery climbing which packs far more in than...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
E1 5c
4
Bok
6m. The wall between The Toy and Plaything is supposed to be protected by a solitary RP1!
 
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
5
Plaything
6m. The wall and arete right of Toy is another bold one.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5c
6
Pretty Face
6m. The narrow face right of the chimney on small finger holds.
4 user comments
 
Fluttery
E1 5b
7
October Crack
8m. Steep parallel cracks give awkward or pleasant jamming depending on your outlook. A traditional Curbar Hard Severe -...
4 user comments
 
Pumpy
VS 4c
8
Shallow Chimney
8m. The eponymous rift is the easiest climb for miles and miles and even it has an awkward exit!
2 user comments
 
Graunchy
VD
9
Grey Face
8m. An oddly-named thin crack. Awkward though safe enough with fiddly gear and perhaps easier if you can keep moving.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 5a
10
Thirst for Glory
6m. An unremarkable wall climb. Head first left then right to finish at a tiny crack.
5 user comments
 
Fluttery
HVS 5b
11
Pale Complexion
6m. The right arete of the wall on its left-hand side. Start up a crack then follow the arete throughout.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
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    Diet of Worms
    "ooops - 19th May 1978 according to the Tanky's new routes book. hex 7 stacked on..." 24/Sep

    Rise of the Robots
    "Haha 6b! Someone needs to lay off the crack pipe." 10/Aug

    Moonshine
    "Amazing that there are no comments for this brillant route. Technical interestin..." 02/Jun

    Rise of the Robots
    "Yes where did this 6b come from? I would go with 5c, but this route is much easi..." 17/Apr

    Finger Distance
    "A brilliant V4/5 with pads. I suppose you could argue that pads make it "to..." 14/Jan

    Honest John
    "Short but worthwhile" 26/Oct

    The Art of White Hat Wearing
    "Landing improved a while back and now a quality, West Side Story-esque, Font 7b+..." 19/Aug

    Soyuz
    "E1 5c. More in keeping with the Curbar grading system." 04/Jul

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