Inkerman Groove Area

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A brilliant wall of compact rock split by an alluring twisting groove in its upper section, the line of the fabulous VS Inkerman Groove. The walls on either side of the groove provide some fantastic single-pitch climbs and the classic Wogs. The routes are sustained and very technical, but the gear potential is excellent.

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1
Wogs Top 50
A rare commodity on UK limestone, a classic low-grade route. The polish is testimony to the route's popularity but does not...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVD
2
Inkerman Groove Top 50
The curving, slim groove high on the wall is one of the best limestone VSs in Britain. Start as for Wogs.Follow Wogs to a...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS
3
White Life
An excellent, tough route with good gear on the crux which lies in the top third of the climb. High in the grade. Start as for...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5
4
Black Death
An impressive, high standard classic on immaculate rock. Start as for Wogs/White Life.Follow White Life to its first peg....
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4
5
Machete Wall
A sustained and much sought-after tick that follows the right-hand side of the grey wall. Start at a short rib right of...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2
6
Mortality Crisis
Reasonably-protected wall climbing linking some subtle features on the face right of Inkerman Groove. Start as for Machete...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4
  • Latest Comments

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    Loot
    "Changed from HVS 5a ** to HVS 5b **, no votes" 19/Jun

    Wogs
    "Chris Hurlock c.hurlock@harbourchallenge.co.uk Great climb polished at the b..." 15/Dec top50

    Twang
    "This was HVS in the Nick White CC guide. E1 seems fair now the peg has gone and ..." 22/May

    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
    "short, desperate, insecure, awkward, but still strangely enjoyable." 26/Aug

    Wogs
    "Rock is in a bad way, polished to a high sheen in the bottom half of the route." 09/Aug top50

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