Wooden Leg Wall

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Early morning sun
15 mins
Uphill
Windy

A few interesting routes in an out-of-the-way setting. The place gets a bit overgrown with bracken in the height of summer but is fine at all other times. The routes on the flanks are generally the easier ones; the central bulges are tackled by the harder offerings.
Approach (see map on page 477) - This is the right-most piece of rock in this area. Scramble rightwards for five minutes from the point where the approach path arrives at the crag.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cabin Fever
The shallow groove and the arete of the narrow block above.
 
Technical
HVD
2
Moby Dick
Bypass the edge of the overhang using a flake. It can be started by traversing from away on the right, but this doesn't add...
2 user comments
 S
3
Old Codger
Cross the bulges at the left edge of the overhang utilising a finger-flake. Finish more easily.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
4
Bold Codger
The gap succumbs to a bold and technical approach.
 
Technical
E2
5
Wooden Leg Wall
Climb the central bulge by some taxing moves (good small wires up and right) to reach easy ground.
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS
6
Owd Gadgee
Climb the bulges trending right with a desperate mantelshelf onto the sloping ledge on the arete. A pre-placed runner in the...
1 user comment
 
Strong
E2
7
Stoker's Crack
Follow the flake-crack in a short hanging groove and then the delicate open corner above.
1 user comment
 S
8
Knick Knack
The thin cracks in the south-facing wall lead to hard moves leftward and an exit via the arete.
1 user comment
 E1
9
Stoker's Saunter
Climb the corner right of the arete then traverse left under the roof to join and finish as for Stoker's Crack - the crux.
2 user comments
 VD
10
Matelot's Meander
The green and balancy slab to the right of the main angle.
1 user comment
 S
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