The Western Tower

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A fine tower of good quality limestone, up which some of the area's best mid-grade, multi-pitch lines weave their way.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Harvestman
Intricate fingertip climbing but with big fall potential. Start at a line of flowstone on the left-hand side of the...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5
2
Grim Reaper
Technically challenging moves on excellent rock. Start at a flowstone curtain below a tiny corner in the lower wall.Climb...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3
3
Stalactite Direct
A short but useful filler-in. Start below a corner with a block in it above the horizontal break.Climb the wall past the...
 
1 Stars
HVS
4
Great Western Top 50
A popular and interesting route composed of four short but entertaining pitches that are split by accommodating belay ledges....
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS
5
The Spider Top 50
One not to be missed. Two contrasting pitches wend their way up Chudleigh's biggest chunk of limestone. Start just left of a...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E1
6
Never on a Sunday
A lovely climb with plenty of charm and an exposed second pitch. Start at the base of a broad buttress with small twin caves at...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
HS
7
Scar
Two contrasting pitches - the first requires care and the second is a testing exercise up a wide and overhanging cleft. Start...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Graunchy
VS
8
The Spy
A direct line that sees limited traffic, but gives continuously good climbing. Start at a ground-level zigzag crack.1) 5b,...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3
9
The Fly
The second pitch takes a fine right to left line across the upper section of the tower. Start directly below the highest...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
  • 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

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

    The Spider
    "Peg on first pitch has been chopped through the eye. Makes the pitch bolder as t..." 04/Oct top50

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