Crocodile

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Afternoon sun
Level
20 mins
Sheltered

This superb open wall has something to offer those after high grade wall climbs though all those here are bold. On the flip side of the wall are a few shady crack climbs but they are mostly not in the same class. Guidebook page 328.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
By-Pass Route
14m. Follow easy ledges left to the ledge. The groove left of the corner is a little easier than it looks and has helpful...
 HS 4b
2
Central Crack
14m. The body-width crack splitting the roof is an ugly customer. The groove at the back of the ledge is more pleasant.
 
Technical
Graunchy
HVS 5b
3
Wall Finish
8m. A more consistent finish to Central Crack up the flaky crack in the right wall.
 
Pumpy
VS 4c
4
Agadoo
12m. Boulder up to the hanging crack. The landing is poor.
 
Technical
E3 6b
5
Albert Spansworthy
14m. Head right to a pocket (gear) then finish direct. Dramatic and totally height dependent, the grade is supposed to be...
 
2 Stars
Reachy
E5 6b
6
Make it Snappy
14m. From the ledges move up and left around the arete to a black pocket. Harder moves up and right reach better holds leading...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
7
Ecky Thump
12m. The wall just to the right of the arete is bold, fingery and fiercely technical, as well as poorly protected!
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E7 6c
8
Crocodile
12m. A bold route which is one more of Gardom's fine E3 5c ticks. The centre of the wall is pushy in its upper part, the...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
9
Right-hand Crack
10m. The open groove on the right-hand edge of the wall with a useful bonsai tree has its well protected crux right at the top.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
  • Latest Comments

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    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

    Make it Snappy
    "I agree, the description is perhaps somewhat misleading. It may have a big fall ..." 29/Apr

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