Cold Pike

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Boulder
Afternoon sun
Uphill
40 mins

A beautifully situated bouldering area with a variety of walls of perfect rock high on the left, and an interesting boulder field below. Guidebook page 70.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Crack
Nice jamming for lost gritstoners.
 
1 Stars
V0- 4c
2
Problem 2
The crack line to the right is a bit harder.
 
1 Stars
V1 5c
3
Problem 3
The short mossy wall is worthwhile when dry.
 V0 5a
4
Problem 4
The converging cracks give a satisfying line.
 
1 Stars
V1 5c
5
Problem 5
Good holds appear where needed on this clean wall.
 
1 Stars
V0+ 5b
6
Central Line
Pleasant line up the vague rib in the centre of the wall.
 
1 Stars
V0 5a
7
Eiger Aspirant
This mid-grade classic climbs the centre of the clean wall with reachy moves near the top. Photo on page 69.
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
V2 6a
8
Problem 8
The wall right of the mossy streak is over-endowed with holds.
 VB
9
Problem 9
The wall right again can be climbed almost anywhere.
 VB
10
Crevasse Wall Top 50
Climb pretty much up the centre of the wall finishing centre right on sharp holds. Can be finished left which is V1 and...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
V2 6a
11
Problem 11
 VB
12
Problem 12
Straight up the wall.
 V0 5a
13
Problem 13
Layaways up the very left edge of the block without recourse to the block further to the left.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
14
Problem 14
Straight up the blunt arete.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
15
Block of Death
Pull over the overhang from jams in the break. The TV-sized wedged block in the photo is no longer in-situ, after a well known...
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
16
Problem 16
The left side of the prow is a kind of rising lip-traverse.
 V0+ 5b
17
Autumn Arete
The right side of the prow from as low as possible in a hole right of the block - excellent.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
V5
18
Problem 18
Climb the rough slab.
 V0+ 5b
19
Razor Wall
The centre of the wall on some very sharp holds.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
V3
20
Problem 20
Climb the faint crack.
 
1 Stars
V0+ 5b
21
Problem 21
 VB
22
Problem 22
 VB
23
Problem 23
Traverse the lip from left to right.
 V1 5c
24
Gangsta Gangsta
Pull up then make a long move laying off the left edge to the top.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Reachy
V3
25
Straight Outta Coniston
The right-slanting crack.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V4
26
Snatch and Crab
Short but brutal. Make a hard pull left from an undercut and the thin crack and grab for the hole on the previous problem.
 
Bumstart
Strong
V8
27
The Hood
Traverse the whole side of the boulder on the lip, past the windscreen then on round the hood. Photo on page 60.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
V5
28
Problem 28
Up and over the bulge and the nice flake.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
29
Problem 29
Wind up the beautiful featured rock from a sit-down start.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
30
Problem 30
Pull into the crack and cruise to the top.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
31
The Arete
The attractive arete is climbed directly.
 
1 Stars
VB
32
Problem 32
Pull up and pass the overhang via the crack on the left.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
33
Problem 33
Start in the middle and go up left via a flat hold on the left arete and crimps.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V4
34
Problem 34
Straight up the middle of the wall.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V1 5c
35
Problem 35
Head right and climb the left side of the arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V5
36
Chi Town Beats
The right wall of the boulder - round the other side of the arete from Problem 35 on undercuts and crimps. Hard and good.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
V8
37
Problem 37
Direct up the wall, without the block at the base.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V4
38
Rock Over
Up the hanging arete rocking over onto easier ground.
 
Bumstart
V3
39
Problem 39
Traverse starting from sitting and finishing top left - a nice trip.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Pumpy
V5
40
Problem 40
Pull onto the arete from sitting, then it's all over!
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V2 6a
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