Wooden Leg Wall

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Afternoon sun
10 mins
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A few interesting routes in an out-of-the-way setting, you should not have to queue for these. The place gets a bit overgrown with bracken in the height of summer but is fine at all other times. The confusion over some of the routes here has finally been sorted out - we hope!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cabin Fever
6m. The shallow groove and the narrow block above.
 
Technical
HVD 4a
2
Moby Dick
10m. By-pass the edge of the overhangs using a flake-crack. It can be started by traversing from the right, but this is...
2 user comments
 S 4a
3
Old Codger
10m. Cross the bulges at the left edge of the overhang by utilising a finger-flake. Finish easily.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
4
Wooden Leg Wall
10m. Climb the central bulge by some taxing moves (good small wires up and right) to reach easy ground.
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5c
5
Owd Gadgee
10m. Climb the bulges trending right with a desperate mantelshelf onto the sloping ledge on the arete. A pre-placed runner in...
 
Strong
E1 6b
6
Stoker's Crack
8m. Follow the flake-crack in a short hanging groove and then the delicate open corner above.
1 user comment
 S 4b
7
Knick Knack
10m. The thin cracks in the south-facing wall lead to a hard leftward exit.
1 user comment
 
Crimpy
Rounded
E1 5b
8
Stoker's Saunter
10m. Climb the corner round the arete then traverse left under the roof to join and finish as for Stoker's Crack.
2 user comments
 VD
9
Matelot's Meander
8m. The green and balancy slab to the right of the main angle.
1 user comment
 
Rounded
S 4a
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