South Central Group

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Boulder
Morning sun
5 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

The lower roadside level, up as far as Jake's Wall, is easily accessible all year and has a variety of types of problem on some nice blocs. The upper level has some great problems, some highball, and all a pain to get at when the bracken is high. The boulders are described in an anti-clockwise loop.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Quartz Streak
Follow the streak.
 V1 5b
2
Medium Ball
A good problem up the faint groove and then the arete.
 
1 Stars
V3 6A
3
Problem 3
Grovel from the back of the cave to finally emerge at the apex. Fun if you like that kind of thing.
 
Bumstart
V0+ 5a
4
Cave Route
A good and tough problem when it's dry in the cave. Hang an edge then move out to the lip on undercuts to gain the thin crack...
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V8 7B+
5
Problem 5 Top 50
The right-hand start to Cave Route, starting from a big side-pull.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
V8 7B+
6
Lean-To
Pull on to the slab on small holds to a high-feeling finish.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
V2 5c
7
Problem 7
Up via the curious triangular niche.
 
Bumstart
V6 7A
8
Problem 8
After a hard start things ease and get better.
 
Bumstart
V4 6B
9
Problem 9
The hanging arete is hard to start but good.
 
Bumstart
V7 7A+
10
Problem 10
Up and over - start low.
 V1 5b
11
Undercut Arete
The best problem on the boulder yields to good technique. An alternative finish traverses the lip to the left at much the same...
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Technical
V5 6C
12
Ground Force
Start as for the previous problem then grind across the lip rightwards on slopers until you run out of leg room.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Rounded
V7 7A+
13
Problem 13
 V1 5b
14
Problem 14
The sit-down start takes the arete direct.
 
Bumstart
V2 5c
15
Problem 15
Follow the crack in the slab.
 V0- 4b
16
Vesicle Graffiti
The wall using a mono for the right hand near the top.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
V3 6A
17
No Pain, No Gain
Start from a quartzy knob and use the two monos en-route.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
V3 6A
18
Via Dolorosa
Climb vaguely rightwards on painful crimps.
 
Crimpy
V3 6A
19
Problem 19
Traverse the break left to right. Can also be started from the top of the block at V4.
1 user comment
 V5 6C
20
Generation X
Hang two low crimps left of the boulder, up right to a flatty, then down onto the Punk's sloper and heel hook to gain the break...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
V8 7B+
21
Punk's Life
Step off the low point of the boulder to the sloper and dyno to a jug in the break. Classic.
 
3 Stars
Strong
V7 7A+
22
Fangtastic
A nice problem with an interesting top out.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Rounded
V3 6A
23
Hock's Problem
Move up and right up the steep wall.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V6 7A
24
Problem 24
An amenable line up the left side of the wall.
 V2 5c
25
Problem 25
Traverse the face from right to left and finish up Problem 24.
 
1 Stars
V3 6A
26
Problem 26
The right-hand side of the face to the bulge. Finishing over this puts the grade nearer to E4.
 V2 5c
27
Tombstone Arete
The superb looking arete is probably worth E6.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V5 6C
28
North Wall
The excellent but scary wall is climbed, moving gradually right.
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
V5 6C
29
Badger Attack
Climb the roof direct from the crack at the back.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
V6 7A
  • Latest Comments

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    Leopold Von Buch
    "so do you top out?" 09/Jan

    Kit's Grooved Arete
    "Nice one. I managed it after about half an hour. Still think it more of a v4 tha..." 06/Jun

    Kit's Grooved Arete
    "kris, its a very friction conditions dependent problem, if its cold and fresh it..." 01/Jun

    Kit's Grooved Arete
    "how do you climb this route. it seems much harder than a v3?" 29/May

    Problem 19
    "Punks life traverse? needs to be regraded certainly not V5 anyone pushing their ..." 10/Apr

    Problem 31
    "The best finish is to have your right hand on the obvious slopy crimp, a weird p..." 30/Oct top50

    Problem 31
    "I agree this descriptions does fail to point out that this is essentially an eli..." 16/Oct top50

    Problem 31
    "Unsure about the finish. Go right from the high crimps and it's path. Straight u..." 14/Oct top50

    Left Arete
    "You could find harder climbing on a scramble" 30/Sep

    Hock's Problem
    "Actually I spoke to Greg recently and he thinks "...Two Broken Toothbrushes..." 30/Mar

    Hock's Problem
    ""Hockstack and Two Sawn-Off Toothbrushes", I think." 29/Mar

    Dan's Wall
    "Nice one Dan I'll have to try it next time I'm there, see if we can't give it so..." 27/Mar

    Dan's Wall
    "goes out left to sloper from the lightning hold then the top, sit start is the p..." 26/Mar

    Dan's Wall
    "Hey Dan where does this go? I had a look once, did the first move and then wasn'..." 26/Mar

    The Man They Couldn't Hang
    "Yes 3 stars. The man had the rope cut by an arrow." 26/Mar

    Laughing Gravy
    "My mistake, forgot to look at the symbols. Still starts on the left though." 25/Mar

    Rouse's Wall
    "lovely problem, once the start is executed, take the bit by the teeth and lay on..." 31/Oct top50

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