Ferocity Wall

Sport
Sun from mid-morning
8 mins
Downhill
Dry in the Rain

The continuously-leaning and colourfully-streaked Ferocity Wall is one of the UK's most difficult climbing venues with major pitches of extreme difficulty and quality side by side. The wall stays dry in light rain.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Devonshire Cream Top 50
The eye-catching left arete of the wall is a stunning, but bold undertaking. Start beneath the arete on its right-hand...
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
2
La Crème
The white, overlap-strewn groove provides a classy piece of technical climbing. Requires crisp conditions. Start just down and...
 
3 Stars
Technical
7c+
3
Sole Fusion
13m. A variation to Devonshire Cream. Clip the first bolt on Devonshire Cream and then make a wild traverse rightwards to a...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
4
Cream Topping
13m. Another variation but this time move right from above the second bolt on Devonshire Cream.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E6 6a
5
Tuppence
A superb testpiece taking on the centre of the wall. Start right of a thin right-slanting crack. Photo on page 342.15m....
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
8b
6
Tuppence Ha'penny
17m. A leftwards extension from above the hard climbing of Tuppence pushes the overall difficulty up.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
8b
7
A Fisherman's Tale
An improbable line up the steepest and blankest section of the Ferocity Wall. Start at a sloping shelf that cuts in from the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
8b
8
Poppy
16m. Utterly desperate! Allow a slack rope when passing the third bolt since a tight rope reduces the grade dramatically.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b+
9
Postman Pat
16m. A link-up route which enables the upper part of Fisherman’s Tale to be sampled at a more amenable grade. Photo page 302.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a+
10
The Cider Soak Top 50
A very impressive sport route. Start at the sloping shelf that cuts in from the right.14m. Stand on the shelf and move up...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8a
11
Brian
18m. An awesome link-up giving the hardest route south of the Peak District. Start up Poppy and where it joins Fisherman’s,...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
8c
12
The Lynch Top 50
Brilliant and brutal. The overhanging groove and crack on the right-hand side of the wall is a classic of its genre. Start...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
13
Pet Cemetery
15m. Although this link-up gives a miniscule amount of new climbing it is very worthwhile. From the 5th bolt on The Lynch make...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a+
14
Rawhide
12m. An uninspiring line and the bolts are old.
1 user comment
 
Strong
7a
  • Latest Comments

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    St Gregory the Wonder Worker
    "very scary route on the second section. hard in grade.good fun thou" 17/Feb

    Blazing Apostles
    "I cleaned up the corner, ripped a load of grass out and brushed some soil/ dust ..." 09/Jul

    American Express
    "THIN but all the holds are there...good route just a pity it doesn't go on longe..." 19/Jul

    Empire of the Sun
    "There is a new first bolt" 26/Jun top50

    The Lynch
    "Brutal, utterly utterly brutal..." 06/Sep top50

    The Waffle Supremacy
    "Unfairly maligned in my opinion, this is an excellent route, slightly spoiled by..." 13/Jun

    Big Jim
    "Nice little route with a powerful start and delicate upper section." 10/Sep

    Rawhide
    "Now re-geared and cleaned (two huge blocks came off it), it's not a bad route, i..." 12/Jul

    Empire of the Sun
    "An awesome route. Good holds when you need them, but still best done rapidly." 04/Jun top50

    Just Revenge
    "Well...maybe power isn't my thing, but this felt considerably harder than Return..." 27/May top50

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