Gardom's Unconquerable

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Early morning sun
15 mins
Level
Sheltered

A fine steep face - an isolated anciently quarried section - which is almost impossible to view because of the trees.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bilberry Buttress
Climb the boulder-problem rib on the left to a ledge, then follow the exposed arete to the top. The short may need to escape by...
 
1 Stars
VS
2
Bilberry Chimney
The wide awkward crack leads to ledges. Amble up the rift.
 
Graunchy
HVD
3
Stepped Crack
The rising ramp-line gives an awkward low-grade climb to ledges above the Unconquerable. Exit right at the top.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
D
4
Crottle
A thin crack in the wall leads to steep juggy terrain. Avoiding Bilberry Buttress is tricky in places - just do your best.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1
5
Gardom's Unconquerable
The imposing corner-crack can be laybacked or thrutched, although hidden holds (and big cams) help. At the top, exit right up...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS
6
Whillans' Blind Variant
From the ledge (belay) above Gardom's Unconquerable swing left below the overhangs to pass the arete, then finish rightwards up...
 
1 Stars
E1
  • Latest Comments

    For GARDOM'S

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

    Landsickness
    "Changed from E3 6a * to E3 6a **, 67% of 3 votes for **" 23/Mar

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