The Strangler Area

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A secluded slab with a set of hard routes as well as a short Upper Tier above Tower Face which has a collection of easier lines. This area is rarely busy.

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1
Grooved Arete
From the left, head out right to the arete. Next stop Tryfan?
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S
2
Anji
The bulge and face right of the arete. Pleasant.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS
3
Swooper
The centre of the small slab, trending left near the top, is precarious and unprotected. Despite its size, it is a real...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5
4
Neutrons for Old
Climb cracks in the north-facing wall to the arete then head right to the other arete and finish up this.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2
5
The Strangler Top 50
The left arete of the tower features steady climbing leading to a high crux where you might need to get hold of yourself. A...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
E4
6
Skidoo
The slab, 2m right of the arete is climbed direct. It is a scary challenge requiring neat footwork and a degree of coolness.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E6
7
Skidoo Mk II
Climb the right-hand line on the slab, from right to left, starting at an overlap and passing three small pockets.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E6
  • Latest Comments

    For STANAGE PLANTATION

    Surprise
    "Astonishingly difficult." 09/Mar

    Tower Face
    "This route is getting harder as the left hand flake gets smaller. A good 18inch ..." 02/Aug

    The Watch-Tower
    ".....next!" 31/May

    The Watch-Tower
    "Total sandbag. If you keep to the left of the arete it is at least 5C with no pr..." 31/May

    Goliath's Groove
    "My first grit HVS insight lead on my first trad day of 2013. It felt like it was..." 06/May

    Shirley's Shining Temple
    "Correction to first ascent detail. John Allen did the route by the direct start ..." 05/Jul

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