The Rostrum

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Evening sun
30 mins
Uphill
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The finest feature of the quarry is the great jutting prow of The Rostrum - this is home to several fine climbs. Although the quarry faces pretty much due north, The Rostrum sticks out far enough to have a west-facing wall which catches the afternoon sun.

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1
Panic Knott
14m. The right-trending groove left of The Rostrum.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
2
Wanderlust
24m. A well named trip that skirts the left-hand side of the quarry's biggest buttress. Layback the groove to the roof then...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
3
Eric the Cosmic Fiend
20m. Avoid the loop out left on Wanderlust by making powerful moves up into the thin hanging crack above the stance.
 
Strong
HVS 5b
4
Crescendo
24m. A fine climb with a harrowing finale. Start below the huge roof and climb the wall deviously to a small ledge below the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E2 5c
5
Sweatyman
22m. A devious classic with a weird finish. Pull rightwards onto the wall from a recess then climb cracks to a small but good...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVS 5a
6
Cool Man's Wall
20m. A direct finish to Sweatyman up the wall, past the deep break, and up the precarious scoop.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
VS 5a
7
Rifleman's Chimney
20m. The big groove on the right of The Rostrum contains twin cracks and is a bit of a misnomer.
 HS 4b
8
Slip Arete
18m. Balance up the bold arete to the roof, then jig right into Magpie before stepping back out left for the upper arete. Oddly...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5c
9
Elbow Jump
20m. Another oddity. Climb the groove to the roof then escape awkwardly right to a rest. Move up and left to finish.
 
Technical
VS 4c
10
Magpie
20m. Climb the slabby face leftwards to enter the groove of Elbow Jump then finish up the steep gritty crack above.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
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    Sweatyman
    "Why on earth would you crawl through the slot when you can just traverse onto th..." 14/Jun

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    Sweatyman
    "ace climb, easy worth 3 stars" 07/Feb

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