The Eliminates Wall

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The magnificent Eliminates Wall, one of the most intimidating bits of grit around, is home to arduous crack climbs from the 50s and desperate face climbs from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Apart from The Peapod, queues are unheard of! Guidebook page 307.

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1
The Left Eliminate
12m. The left-hand crack is short and 'ard. The same grade as Toy but this one sees a lot less attention. Gaining the narrower...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E1 5c
2
The Zone
18m. Climb the smooth wall right then left, by desperately fingery climbing, which may (or may not) be protected by two...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
Fluttery
E9 6c
3
The Peapod Top 50
18m. Quality. A short slippery crack leads to the base of the pod. Back and foot up this with increasing difficulty. Arguments...
17 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
4
Peas of Mind
18m. The blunt right arete of The Peapod is sustained, unprotected and, except for the obvious method, inescapable!
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E6 6a
5
The Shape of Things to Come
18m. The impressive face climb between the two biggest cracks. Passing a runner early on, climb the face on finger holds to the...
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
6
The Right Eliminate
18m. Do this and Great Slab (in a pair of Woolys' pumps!) on the same day to get a measure of the skill of the Master. An...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E3 5c
7
Drummond Base
24m. Climb the slim groove immediately left of Linden, crossing rightwards past another groove to finish up Linden.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E8 6c
8
Linden
18m. Brilliant climbing, despite the dodgy drilled holds. Make a very hard move to leave the block and gain the dodgy flakes...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
9
The Grey Area
24m. Start as for Linden. From the nuts climb diagonally right (crux) to gain Hurricane (gear). Continue direct.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E8 7a
10
Happyhart
18m. Climb the incipient crack left of the shallow groove with feet in the groove where needed (low pre-placed side-runners)...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E7 7a
11
Hurricane
24m. A gripper but less so than when it was graded E2. Climb Scroach to below its jamming crack then teeter left to gain a...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
12
Scroach
22m. From the tip of the tombstone, make a baffling (feels 6a until sussed) step round into the shallow groove, small wires are...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
13
Hercules
12m. The wide crack is a good warm-up for the Eliminates if you squirm it, and it might just make you change your ‘sports-plan’...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E1 5a
14
Alpha
10m. The groove just right with a jutting tombstone is a bit of a contrast to most things hereabouts, though it still requires...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S 4b
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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

    Saddy
    "Thought that this is quite a good route. Good line cracks that require quite a b..." 09/Jun

    Saddy
    "I thought it was rather good, for some of the reasons Fiend dislikes it. It was ..." 08/May

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