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A superb crack-seamed face of clean granite with a selection of tremendous multi-pitch climbs.

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1
Leviathan Top 50
The groove in the striking left-arete of the Main Face gives a stout and eye-catching route of great quality. Start at a wide...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS
2
Extendible Arete
An overlooked gem. Not as reachy as the name implies!Start up Leviathan to the ledge beneath the groove/arete. Pull out right...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 5b
3
Vala Top 50
The staggered overlaps on the left wall of the dominating corner of Central Groove. Start at the base of the corner.Climb...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
4
Central Groove Top 50
A truly wonderful climb - they don't come much better. The climbing is intimidating but straightforward and very...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HS
5
Scimitar Direct
A spectacular mission taking the sheer right wall of Central Groove.1) 5b. Start up Central Groove and pull out right on to...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E1 5b
6
Fruitflancase
A brilliant crack-climb of sustained interest taking the steepest section of the sheer wall on the right-hand side of the Main...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1
7
Gideon
Perhaps the best of the harder routes at the Dewerstone. It features two sustained crack-pitches, each hard to fault. Start as...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E1
8
Climbers' Club Direct Top 50
Magnificent, and one for the jamming master. A forceful couple of pitches that have taken a few scalps (and skinned a few...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS
9
Climbers' Club Ordinary Top 50
The easiest way up the Dewerstone's most impressive wall is a fine series of pitches. The first pitch is serious and requires...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
VS
10
Scimitar Variations
A spectacular linkage taking on the hold plastered sheer right wall of Central Groove, followed by a powerful overhang high up...
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E1
11
Route B
The final exposed and sustained pitch is the best of the VDiffs at the Dewerstone. Although the line looks a little hidden away...
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVD
  • Latest Comments

    For THE DEWERSTONE

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

    Fly on the Wall
    "Definate classic climb I took a group of kids up this rock they loved it and i l..." 22/Sep top50

    Needle Arete
    "The first pitch is well worth doing (and not a layback, at least not the way I d..." 04/Sep top50

    Climbers' Club Ordinary
    "Climbed this again last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. The traverse of the fir..." 19/May top50

    Spider's Web
    "Beautifully varied & airy. Care needed with rope work. Although it meanders ..." 20/Dec

    Climbers' Club Ordinary
    "Didn't rate this at all great effort for 1935 but a crappy route in my opinion a..." 28/Jan top50

    Fruitflancase
    "A classic E0! Can be easily done in one pitch with careful ropework, and has a n..." 12/Aug

    Needle Arete
    "I combined the first and second pitches (couldn't see any good reason not to!). ..." 11/Jun top50

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