Grand Theft Area

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Early morning sun
5 mins
Level
Windy

Dotted along the borken edge beyond Apparent North Buttress are a series of short blocky walls that have the odd thing of interest for easy routes and harder bouldering.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Eeny
The wall on the left with a tricky start.
 
Technical
HVD
2
Meeny
The centre of the wall has an awkward rounded top-out.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS
3
Miny
.. and so does the line just left of the arete.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HS
4
Miny Arete
The arete itself may still hold a loose flake in the break.
1 user comment
 HS
5
Spare Rib
The centre of the tower has an exciting pull on the top wall. Avoiding the left arete makes it more like 4b.
1 user comment
 VD
6
Scrag End
The crack on the right is beefy towards the top.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HVD
7
Sloper Traverse
Traverse the slopy break and finish by moving up on crimps. The line through the traverse is a condition-dependent f6C.
 
1 Stars
f7A
8
Petty Larceny
Climb with difficulty round the overlap and then up the left arete. Continue to the roof and mantel around it leftwards.
 
1 Stars
Technical
f5+
9
Body Roll Finish
The left-edge of the roof directly above the start.
 
Technical
E3
10
Almost a Hold
A desperate traverse along the dog-leg break.
 
1 Stars
f6C+
11
Small Time Crook
The centre of the wall and the desperate roof above.
 
Technical
E2
12
Grand Theft
Trend right up the wall then reach left to a mantel finish (E1!).
 
Technical
f5+
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