Tegness Pinnacle

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This fine pinnacle is tucked away in a small quarry, only minutes away from the Froggatt parking. The Original Route is the most popular climb though they are all worth doing. Moonlight ascents, headstands and all the usual malarky have been practised here! There are another 20 or so short routes in the quarry. Guidebook page 268.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Original Route
10m. The stepped arete facing the car park is the easiest way up (and down) the pinnacle. Belaying on the tiny summit is...
 
1 Stars
D
2
Rock the Casaba
10m. Climb the blunt arete in the north-facing wall.
 
Reachy
Fluttery
E1 5b
3
Thin Crack
10m. The thin crack is reached by a mantelshelf then it and the arete are climbed in tandem.
 
Crimpy
HVS 5b
4
Silver Spoon
10m. The narrow valley face is climbed mainly using the left arete, though the occasional 'lifting-a-fridge' move helps.
 
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5c
5
Barrage
10m. A technical and unprotected arete climb.
 
Crimpy
Fluttery
E2 5c
6
Pisa
10m. A crack leads rightwards to ledges then trend left on good holds to the summit.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5b
  • Latest Comments

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    Sunset Crack
    "Didn't feel like a 4c to me - this was my first lead of anything above VDiff and..." 09/Dec

    Janker's Groove
    "Did the direct start as a sit start, as in the Bouldering guide recommended and ..." 09/Jun

    Downhill Racer
    "Quality, pretty on/off move low down and then not too much trouble above that. J..." 19/May

    Armaggedon
    "Shouldnt this be spelt Armageddon (1 'g', 2 'd's, as in BMC guide and the Ston..." 22/Jan

    Three Pebble Slab
    "The protection for the crux is great, fits a size 3 (i think) 4CU like a glove. ..." 29/Jan

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