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The short walls at the left-hand extremity of the cliff are less popular than the rest of Birchen and so are a fair bet for a bit of solitude.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bosun's Nose
Up the left side of the wall and over the jutting nose - tricky.
1 user comment
 
Technical
S
2
Bosun's Crack
The tiny angle gives mild jamming.
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
VD
3
Bosun's Wall
The wall on the right to a tricky but avoidable last move.
1 user comment
 HVD
4
The Gangplank
The isolated slab by pleasant balance climbing on polished holds. Experts can do it no-hands and in unsuitable footwear.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
M
5
Poop Crack
The teeny crack on the left. UK tech grade of 4a.
 f3
6
Handy Crack
A chockstoned-crack gives a handy introduction to jamming.
5 user comments
 D
7
Visitors Only
The shallow left-facing groove has a few pleasant moves.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS
8
All Aboard
The deeper central groove has an awkward start and exit.
5 user comments
 D
9
Saltheart Foamfollower
A thin crack in the smooth wall leads to a deep break which is tricky to attain a standing position in. More like E1 if the...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS
10
Poop Deck Crack
The awkward crack splitting the wall to a short V-groove.
10 user comments
 S
11
The Pirate
The wall and bulge are 'aaaard. Highball f6B to the second break.
 
Technical
E2
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