Garden Face

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Early morning sun
12 mins
Level
Sheltered

A popular blocky buttress that is split by several cracks and has a nice collection of easier climbs.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Nowanda
The first crack in the south-facing wall is worth seeking out by those in search of good jamming. Well protected and excellent.
 
2 Stars
HVS
2
Landsick
Take the right-hand crack to its end, then swing right with difficulty, pull-up to reach a flat hold and heathery ground.
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1
3
Landsickness
Climb direct from the crack by a fierce couple of moves on really sloping holds. Harder than it appears initially.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
E3
4
Cave Gully
An exploratory trip through the dirty rift in the back of the gully.
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
Diff
5
Cave Gully Crack
A tricky start leads to good jamming above - steep.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HS
6
Chockstone Climb
The smelly block-filled rift has a hard narrow exit - tough.
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
HS
7
Garden Face Crack
The continuous crack just left of the arete is tricky to enter (jig to the left) and is good above. Large gear helps but isn't...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS
8
Garden Face Direct
Start up GFC (or direct - 5b ) then move right onto the wall and climb it direct. Nice positions and moves but sadly a bit...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS
9
Garden Face Indirect
Just right of the arete, climb a short corner and the blocky continuation crack above. It gives steep climbing for the grade.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
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  • Latest Comments

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    Apple Arete
    "Modern friends make this pretty well protected: these days I reckon more like HS..." 14/Apr

    Bitter
    "v.safe, great move(s) - if only it were longer" 21/May

    Landsick
    "Did Landsick, Moyers and Eye of Faith last Saturday; this one was by far the har..." 20/Sep

    Apple Arete
    "yer very nice in the upper section but very escapable to the rght in bottom half..." 03/May

    Crottle
    "That about sums it up" 29/Mar

    Tree Groove
    "Probably HS 4b with a couple of big cams for the traverse. Actually, probably HS..." 05/Oct

    Gardom's Unconquerable
    "Excellent route, the bottom flake is hard work and interest is maintained to the..." 29/May

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