Beech Layback Area

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Early morning sun
18 mins
Level
Windy

The short walls here feature a jutting arete on the left and the quarried angular corner of Beech Layback to its right. This is a small collection of fairly unremarkable climbs; on the plus side, you will likely have the place to yourself.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Black Silk on White Satin
The juggy wall to a tricky finish.
1 user comment
 HS
2
The Arete
A tricky couple of moves soon reach better holds.
1 user comment
 
Technical
S
3
The Art of White Hat Wearing
The fine blank groove in the left wall of the corner.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
f7B
4
Jimmy Hat
Fingery wall climbing between the groove and the corner.
 
1 Stars
Technical
f7C
5
Beech Layback
A short-lived tussle that is safe but surprisingly hard work.
 
1 Stars
VS
6
Hanging Crack
The flake-choked crack is quite steep.
 
Loose
VS
7
Be Somebody or Be Somebody's Fool
The pillar just right.
 
1 Stars
Technical
f7A+
8
Boa Crack
The next crack has a huge tree blocking the exit.
 
Graunchy
VD
9
Reynard's Crack
The slanting and narrowing crack. A crafty approach helps.
 
Technical
S
10
The Welcome
Climb the centre of the wall. Hard to start but a big chip helps.
 E1
11
Heron Wall
The slabby groove that bounds the wall.
 
Technical
VD
12
Thin
The parallel thin cracks are protected by tiny wires.
 
1 Stars
VS
13
Slack Crack
The crack on good jams and jugs to a tricky exit.
 VD
14
The Line
A hidden gem tucked behind the encroaching oak. Climb to, and up, the finger-crack, then the short wall. Hard for the grade.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS
15
CB Variant
Head across the crest of the floral flake, first as a hand-traverse then as a foot-traverse, to gain and finish up the grassy...
 S
16
Triple-Bum-Drop
A bold outing up the right-hand side of the face.
 
1 Stars
E5
17
Demolition Chimney
The short decaying rift on the right.
 
Graunchy
Loose
S
  • Latest Comments

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    Twin Crack
    "VS 4C at least" 19/Aug

    Diet of Worms
    "ooops - 19th May 1978 according to the Tanky's new routes book. hex 7 stacked on..." 24/Sep

    Rise of the Robots
    "Haha 6b! Someone needs to lay off the crack pipe." 10/Aug

    Moonshine
    "Amazing that there are no comments for this brillant route. Technical interestin..." 02/Jun

    Rise of the Robots
    "Yes where did this 6b come from? I would go with 5c, but this route is much easi..." 17/Apr

    Finger Distance
    "A brilliant V4/5 with pads. I suppose you could argue that pads make it "to..." 14/Jan

    Honest John
    "Short but worthwhile" 26/Oct

    The Art of White Hat Wearing
    "Landing improved a while back and now a quality, West Side Story-esque, Font 7b+..." 19/Aug

    Soyuz
    "E1 5c. More in keeping with the Curbar grading system." 04/Jul

    Saddy
    "Thought that this is quite a good route. Good line cracks that require quite a b..." 09/Jun

    Saddy
    "I thought it was rather good, for some of the reasons Fiend dislikes it. It was ..." 08/May

    Saddy
    "Your man's right. This route is bloody awful." 04/May

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