Flying Crag Area

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Early morning sun
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The most significant piece of rock at this end of the cliff is a north-facing wall capped on the right by a layer of disintegrating rock. The best routes are rather short and around the left edge of the buttress. Sadly they don't see much sunshine. A little further north is a lone buttress.
Approach (see map on page 440) - Continue along the cliff-top path for a 200m, past a dip, to a north-facing quarried wall.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Has Shaun Got False Teeth?
A technical rib above a sloping landing. No right arete allowed.
f6B 6b
Dickís Dilemma
8m. Start just right of the arete and balance onto it. The final wall is easier. A harder start (4c) is possible left of the...
 HS 4b
6m. The tricky wall past a small sloping triangular ledge.
E1 6a
Wasted Youth
6m. Make tricky moves past the initial bulge then continue more easily. Unprotected.
3 user comments
 HS 4b
Groove and Wall
6m. Start up an overhanging groove in the arete, then follow the left wall of the corner to finish as for Wasted Youth.
 VS 5a
Flying Crag Groove
8m. Pleasant climbing up the open groove.
1 Stars
HS 4c
Donís Mantel
10m. The tricky and unprotected face does indeed have a mantel.
1 Stars
E2 5b
Flying Crag Crack
10m. From a grim hollow power up the flaky crack.
HVS 5a
Slanted and Enchanted
10m. The impressive side wall. Pull onto the wall at an eye in the break, rock left and follow holds to a scary last move.
1 Stars
E6 6b
The Flying Crag
12m. Climb the crack in the front face then head left on crusty jugs. The thin finger crack of The Direct Start, 5b - just to...
HVS 4c
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    Pensionerís Bulge
    "A good 5b problem." 31/Aug

    Fingers Crack
    "For me the direct finish felt closer to 5b than the 5a it gets in the definitive..." 17/Jan

    Hot Ziggerty
    "good highball font 6c" 25/Aug

    Grounded Bees
    "Should also be a boulder grade at V0 (5a)" 20/Mar

    Gully Wall
    "Avoiding the loose block needs a bit of a stretch and the top out, while on good..." 31/Aug

    Social Climber
    "Couldn't work this out at this grade. Very thin move above gear to reach the poc..." 14/Apr

    Broken Buttress
    "I agree, the step up onto the block is harder than the slab, still only Diff tho..." 18/Mar

    Death to Khomeini
    "Probably HS 4b if you trust the thread in the creaky flake! In which case a sid..." 06/Oct

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