West Face

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Morning sun
5 mins
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Abseil
Tidal

The first thing you notice about this wall is that it has got 'a bit of a line', this is the mega famous 'Mysteries'; a route which has been looked at by everyone and climbed by many. The other routes in the Ford are either hard, brilliant or both. Guidebook page 148.

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Questions and Answers
45m. Good climbing but high in the grade, and take lots of small wires. Start left of the smooth wall from blocks below a large...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4 6a
2
The Warsaw Pact
40m. A weaving line up the arete to the left of the smooth wall. Start from boulders below a short crack. Climb the crack and...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
3
From a Distance
42m. Originally climbed with some bits of drilled gear, the right-hand side of the smooth wall now gives an awesome route which...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E7 6b
4
Point Blank
45m. The dramatic wall left of From a Distance. Very sustained climbing (F8a) with long run-outs, however a huge drop zone...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E8 6c
5
Hysteria
One star for the top pitch. The first pitch has some frightening and hard moves on shattered rock. Combining pitch 1 of...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6a
6
Suspense
Sustained and well protected where it matters and easily as good as Mysteries. Start at a small scoop left of Mysteries.1)...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 5c
7
Mysteries
After a hard start the most famous route in the Ford gives steady HVS climbing up the impressive scoop-line. The lack of grade...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E3 5c
8
Ghost Train
This route looks okay until you abseil down it. It is only then that you realise how steep the wall is. Has been described as a...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
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    For STENNIS FORD

    Ghost Train
    "After three of us did this yesterday, and lengthy debate, we reckoned E6 6a is a..." 10/May

    Mysteries
    "An impressive line, with an exciting but protectable first 10m. The rest is a bi..." 04/Sep

    From a Distance
    "F7c and a grade of E6 6b implies hard, but safe. This route is actually pretty b..." 15/Jun

    Ghost Train
    "This route should not be underestimated. Gets E7 in the CC guide. If you don't m..." 14/Apr

    Hysteria
    "The first pitch is really dodgy at the moment. I did it on a shunt last week an..." 11/Jul

    Mysteries
    "A fine old rambling mountaineering type adventure. Probably E2 as the interestin..." 10/Apr

    Mysteries
    "Well hard start with crux at about 7m (small wires/cams). very good route though..." 07/Apr

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