Inkerman Groove Area

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Lots of sun!
Level
7 mins
Sheltered

Inkerman Groove and the superb walls on either side provide some fantastic climbs. The routes are very technical but the gear potential is excellent. Guidebook page 9.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Machete Wall Top 50
A great pitch up the righthand side of the grey wall. Climb the easy rib just left of the shallow overhung cave. Pull up into a...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2 5c
2
Mortality Crisis
A fine modern wall pitch linking some subtle features on the face between Machete Wall and Inkerman Groove. Start up Machete...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
3
Inkerman Groove Top 50
One of the best limestone VS’s in Britain. Follow Wogs to a point above the overhang at the start of its second pitch, then...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 4c
4
Black Death Top 50
Yet another classic. Follow Inkerman Groove to the start of the crux traverse. Head off up the wall to a good wire and a little...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E4 6a
5
White Life
Tough moves in a wild position. Follow Black Death to the peg. Then move left (peg) and up (peg) to a thin horizontal break....
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E5 6b
6
Wogs Top 50
Another ‘best-of-UK-limestone’ at the grade. The polish is testament to the route’s popularity but does not really spoil the...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVD
  • Latest Comments

    For CHUDLEIGH ROCKS

    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 top50

    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

    Mortality Crisis
    "There are two directs on this. Most obvious- go straight from the peg at the top..." 22/Apr

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