Ricochet Wall

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No sun
30 mins
Uphill
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Beyond the prow of The Rostrum is a wide green wall then further on, a well-cracked face which faces just a little more to the west. It is vaguely reminiscent of Yarncliffe's Zapple wall.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bull's Eye Crack
20m. The straight crack (big gear) leads to a turfy exit.
 
Loose
VD
2
Redeemer's Wall
20m. The wide crack has the odd loose block and leads to a tricky grassy exit - at least at the moment it does.
 
Graunchy
Loose
HS 4b
3
The Cuspidor
20m. Climb the flake left of the arete.
 
Graunchy
Loose
VS 4b
4
Tind
20m. Edge up the diagonal undercut crack to reach the blunt arete, then climb this more boldly to finish up a short crack.
 HVS 5a
5
Born at a Price
20m. Climb past a hole to reach the highest break. Fill this with gear then climb the centre of the upper wall via a blunt rib,...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4 6b
6
Ricochet Wall Top 50
20m. Classic. The cracks splitting the centre of the wall are reached up a shallow groove, with runners to the left. At its...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
7
Scot's Wall
20m. Not as fine as Ricochet but still worth doing. Climb the slanting cracks rightwards to the break, move right again to the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5c
8
The Light
20m. The wide crack that bounds the right-hand side of the wall is awkward to get established in.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VS 4c
9
Light Fantastic
16m. Climb the wall right of the wide crack centrally to the upper break. Move right then graze a way to the top.
 HVS 5a
10
Ball Bearings
12m. Climb through the bulge at some spidery cracks, then head right up the slab above.
 HVS 5a
11
Surprise
12m. The right-hand side of the rib leads to hard moves to enter the large scoop feature on the arete. Finish leftwards.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E2 5c
12
Barney Rubble
10m. The grubby and awkward corner, to a rightward exit below the 'hanging death'.
 
Graunchy
Loose
VS 4c
13
Stimrol
12m. The fine square-cut arete gives good climbing, with runners in the big break, before the bold final section.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5b
14
The Long Reach
12m. Follow the crack right of the arete to the ledge then the harder continuation above. The name is a giveaway.
 
Reachy
Technical
E3 6b
15
Chimp Crack
10m. Zig-zag up the crack to the ledge then tackle the thinner right-trending crack in the wall behind.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
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    Ricochet Wall
    "Very very good!" 10/Jun top50

    Ricochet Wall
    "Crack makes you wish it was 20m long. Must get to Utah." 25/Jun top50

    Sweatyman
    "Why on earth would you crawl through the slot when you can just traverse onto th..." 14/Jun

    Ricochet Wall
    "1 of the best jams i`ve ever had the pleasure of having" 01/Apr top50

    Ricochet Wall
    "Amazing route. Game of two half, technical at first, then some lovely jamming......" 03/May top50

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

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