Fern Crack

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Left of the slumped slab of Wall End is a fine tall buttress, tucked away in a recess. There are several worthwhile climbs here with the Fern Crack/Groove twins - the highlight of the area.

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1
Silk
An unprotected trip up the buttress left of Fern Crack. Starting left of the crack and swarm onto the bulge where slick...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
2
Fern Crack
The long crack that is the major feature of the buttress proves to be an awkward customer and quite high in the grade. A...
14 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Graunchy
VS
3
Polished Bump
The bulge just right of the crack.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Dyno
f7A+
4
Help the Aged
The direct start to Fern Groove is very condition dependent.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
f7A+
5
Help Right-hand
A thinner start on the right.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Dyno
f7B
6
Fern Groove
Climb the right-hand edge of the slab then reach the hanging groove by a traverse from the right. Enter it by a puzzling...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2
7
Smash Your Glasses
Follow Fern Groove to the first grassy ledge then tackle the taxing right arete of the buttress keeping on its left-hand side...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5
8
Toothcomb
The shrubby buttress to the right is tackled by one of John Allen's lesser known classics. Included for completeness.
1 user comment
 VS