Moorside Rocks

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The southern extremity of Gardom's is a neat little outcrop. It looks a bit like a Dartmoor tor and features rounded rock, a number of desperate aretes and a lovely grassy base.

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1
Choked Chimney
The block-choked rift is surprisingly awkward to start and finish.
2 user comments
 
Graunchy
VD
2
Straight Chimney
A rectilinear rift giving interesting hard work. Often a bit green.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HVD
3
Homeless
Another rounded monstrosity with the usual sloping finale. The seam/groove in the centre of the face may be of help. f6C for...
 
1 Stars
E8
4
Brazil
The earlier solution tackles the upper arete on its right side.
 
1 Stars
E6
5
Moorside Crack
Udge and wriggle the tricky leaning and widening crack.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Graunchy
VS
6
Press Gang
The centre of the domed buttress has the expected finish!
 E3
7
Moorside Rib
A mantel start reaches a ledge, then pad up the rib above. Short but technical to start and bold to finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS
8
Small Worlds
Scale the front of the rib with a technical start, plus a rounded and reachy finish.
 
Technical
E3
9
Pillar Chimney
The last rift of any note gives a quick tick to get the tally up.
 
Graunchy
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  • Latest Comments

    For GARDOM'S

    Apple Arete
    "Modern friends make this pretty well protected: these days I reckon more like HS..." 14/Apr

    Bitter
    "v.safe, great move(s) - if only it were longer" 21/May

    Landsick
    "Did Landsick, Moyers and Eye of Faith last Saturday; this one was by far the har..." 20/Sep

    Apple Arete
    "yer very nice in the upper section but very escapable to the rght in bottom half..." 03/May

    Crottle
    "That about sums it up" 29/Mar

    Tree Groove
    "Probably HS 4b with a couple of big cams for the traverse. Actually, probably HS..." 05/Oct

    Gardom's Unconquerable
    "Excellent route, the bottom flake is hard work and interest is maintained to the..." 29/May

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