Coltsfoot Crack Area

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
7 mins
Sheltered

The first section of the upper tier reached on the approach is a crag of contrast. Easy polished lines that are often tope-roped and tough harder lines are side by side.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hornbeam Wall
12m. Climb up past the horizontal tree to broken ground above half height.
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
Loose
VS 4b
2
Hornwall
12m. A good little pitch with some enjoyable thin wall climbing in its lower half.
2 user comments
 
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5b
3
Horny
12m. Smear up the polished wall to reach the flake crack follow this rightwards to join and finish up Hornbeam.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2 5c
4
Hornblower
12m. A worthwhile pitch tackling the well protected thin crack after a tough start.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E2 5c
5
Harvey Wall Banger
12m. A bold start gains good flake holds and wires. Pull up to reach a good but hollow sounding hold by a PR. Finish straight...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E2 5c
6
Hornbeam
12m. Powerful moves up the initial crack lead to a hidden PR, pull into the flake crack above and follow this rightwards to the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 6a
7
Coltsfoot Corner
12m. Climb the wall right of the corner on good hidden holds to a ledge then step left into the corner which leads steeply to...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
8
Left Edge
12m. Start up the polished flake on the right directly above the boulder at the base of the crag. Take the left facing flakes...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4a
9
Straight Edge
12m. Climb the wall between the two cracks to the top.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
10
Right Edge
12m. Good gear and moves taking the left then right facing flake line.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4b
11
Coltsfoot Crack
12m. An enjoyable little pitch up the layback flakes with good protection.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
12
Shelfway
12m. Climb rightwards to reach the tree and then move back left climbing ledges to the top. Reaching the tree tricky and the...
4 user comments
 S 4a
13
End Flake
12m. Powerful moves up the flake crack right of the tree with big gear.
2 user comments
 
Strong
HVD
14
Recession Blues
12m. An intense short pitch. Pull through the low overhang at a thin crack to a ledge. Step left and climb the bold wall to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
VS 4c
  • Latest Comments

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    Crystal
    "Route to left, steep to start, a crimpy pull over the bulge then continue up the..." 19/Mar

    Titanium Man
    "Slightly damp on Saturday! Similar but slightly harder than Tearg Wall: easy, ge..." 30/Apr

    The Final Solution
    "No lower off! Why?" 27/Mar top50

    Quill
    "Hard for the grade? I don't think so!" 11/Oct

    Cornucopia
    "As above comment, does seem a bit dodgy for HVS 5a" 10/May

    Scarface Groove
    "Maybe water washed through it but not much gear and rock not sound." 07/Aug

    Copper Pinnacle
    "was this named the worm in the stewart cathcart guidebook?" 24/Jul

    Finer Feelings
    "my best route to date very pleased with the technical start." 24/Jun top50

    Butter Arete
    "the bomber gear placement at half height is no more, the block the placement wen..." 11/Jun

    Intensity
    "A brutal but enjoyable battle." 27/Apr top50

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