Low Man

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Afternoon sun
5 mins
Uphill

The west face of Haytorís Low Man keeps itself well hidden from the road and the day trippers milling around on the summit of the neighbouring High Man. The face is an impressive sweep of granite rising to 30m at its central point and with a band of overhangs at 8m.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Screw
Balancy and poorly-protected climbing up the arete 30m to the left of Raven Gully. Start on a high block next to the buttress....
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4c
2
Honeymoon Corner
A rather uninspiring line that sneaks up the left margin of the buttress. High in the grade. Start at a tall pedestal. Stand on...
 
1 Stars
S 4a
3
Outward Bound Top 50
Wild positions at the grade. Head up to the overhang and pull out across the roof on massive holds and with good gear. Just...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
4
The Flier
Much harder than Outward Bound but again the gear is good but less easy to place.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E1 5b
5
Raven Wing
Good varied climbing up the arete to the left of Raven Gully.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4b
6
Raven Gully Top 50
A moorland classic featuring crack climbing of all forms.1) Start on the right side of the flake that sits at the base of...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
S
7
Levitation Direct
A butch and popular variation start to Levitation. Start below a steep, cracked bulge at the end of Levitation's initial...
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVS 5b
8
Levitation
Tucked away on the right margin of Low Man is this delightful pitch. Start at a left-leaning crack just to the right of the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 4b
9
Interrogation Top 50
A brilliant climb taking the full height of the central wall. often done as a single pitch.1) 6a. Thin grooves gain a...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 6a
10
Aviation Top 50
One of the UKís great HVSís comparable with Suicide Wall at Cratcliffe Tor in Derbyshire. 1) 5b. Climb a short arete to...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS 5b
11
Rhinoceros
The counter line to Aviation is a much more difficult proposition. A steep first pitch is the preamble to the tenuous second....
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
E3 6a
  • Latest Comments

    For HAYTOR

    Raven Wing
    "Nice climb with a great move onto the arret. Good slab climbing above but with m..." 13/Jun

    Raven Gully
    "Why on Earth would anyone do this in three pitches? Anything more than a single ..." 02/Feb top50

    Aviation
    "I'm a wimp. E1 5b." 24/Oct top50

    Rhinoceros
    "Ah but the second pitch shouldn't be missed. The Aviation traverse is surprising..." 05/Sep

    Aviation
    "HVS 5b feels right. The initial thuggy moves are harder than 5a but very safe. ..." 30/Jul top50

    Interrogation
    "Best done in two pitches so your second can take photos on the traverse" 12/Jan top50

    Aviation
    "It's HVS 5A. Just watch the barn-door off the first pitch and you're away. Too..." 16/Aug top50

    Aviation
    "Defo HVS. Felt easier than many HVS's to me. Guess it comes down to how you are ..." 14/Aug top50

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