Low Man

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Lots of sun!
5 mins
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Named for it position rather than it height, Low Man is always popular, especially its right-hand side where there is a good collection of lower-grade climbs. Belays on the crag top take a bit of seeking out.. Guidebook page 102.

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1
Matterhorn Arete
A superb boulder problem up the left-hand side of the arete. The arete on its right-hand side is a delightful V0- (4c). The...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
V0 4c
2
Pram Pusher's Paradise
14m. Starting on the far left, climb to the overhang and exit right along a good break to a finish up the fluted arete.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS 5a
3
V Chimney and Traverse
14m. Climb the slippery chimney then traverse the slab leftwards below the overhang to a steep finish.
 
1 Stars
HVD
4
Pigott's Stride
8m. Climb part way up the Matterhorn Boulder then teeter across to reach the face. Pull across with difficulty then step right...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4c
5
Square Chimney and Whisky Crack Top 50
14m. Back and foot the obvious and awkward box shaped cleft then enter the excellent steep jamming crack above and left. They...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4b
6
Whisky Wall
12m. Climb the reachy lower wall to the break, then the bold face above to pockets. Swing left to reach the final break then...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5b
7
Fluted Crack
12m. The narrowing chimney-crack that cleaves the centre of the face is worth doing. It has a hard move high up if you manage...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4b
8
Fluted Columns Top 50
12m. The best route on Low Man. Climb the lower face to reach the fluted feature and then the small bulges above.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
HVD 3c
9
Pinnacle Flake Climb
12m. Start in a niche and follow the steep flakes leftwards to a finish just right of Fluted Columns.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4a
10
Low Man Easy Way
12m. After a slippery start the large diagonal flake and short wall above is okay. Don't get your leg stuck in the initial...
 
2 Stars
D
11
Stew Pot
10m. Start as for Low Man Easy Way but step right and climb the wall passing ‘the pot' to a finish up a short lived crack.
 
1 Stars
HVD
12
Rough Crack
10m. Climb straight up to the crack in the upper section of the wall. It can be reached by a traverse from the gully at HS 4b.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VD
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