Doris's Route

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To the left of the entrance to the Quarry there are a couple of faces with an interesting selection of climbs. The routes often look greener than they actually are.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Sinister Cracks
12m. Move right from the large block to a ledge on the arete. Follow the crack above then the slab just to the right.
2 user comments
 
Rounded
VD
2
Bald Pate
18m. Start as for Sinister Cracks but follow the break that bisects the slab away towards the right arete.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5a
3
Doris's Route
18m. Mild but bold and well chipped. Start under Sinister Cracks and gain the arete on the right then continue following the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
S 3c
4
Sinister Rib
14m. Gain the hanging rib direct (chipped holds) and climb to the break. The upper arete feels bold, especially as the top...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5b
5
Black Ball
14m. Start up Sinister Rib but shuffle right then pad up the bald, bold slab. A bit blinkered but very engrossing.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 5c
6
Bald Pate Superdirect
12m. The hanging right arete of the block is climbed on its front face and has a highball finish.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E6 6c
7
Bald Pate Direct
12m. Fine climbing. From the ledge on the right, traverse the wall to the arete then step boldly up and round to join Bald...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5b
8
Deathwatch
10m. Tackle the side wall as directly as the line of holds allows.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E7 6b
9
Grand as Owt
10m. The arete on its right-hand side past indifferent runners.
 
Technical
E3 6a
10
Serendipity
10m. From blocks, climb to and up the crack. Might need de-grassing early in the season.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
11
Piton Wall
12m. Sprint up the ramp (scary) to jugs, balance up using a second ramp and finish direct.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
HVS 5a
12
Transparent Wall
12m. Climb the once-pegged crack then trend left past a second crack and a useful pocket. Finish more easily. Sadly, the route...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
HVS 5a
13
Sticky Fingers
12m. The right-hand crack is followed with a short loop out left in its central section. The direct version is 6a.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Rounded
E2 5c
  • Latest Comments

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    Desperate Dan
    "Brilliant route and pretty safe with a couple of mats. Modern highballing at it..." 27/Jun top50

    Oak Tree Slab
    "How can an unprotected 4b slab get S 4b? MVS 4b would be closer, or maybe HS 4a ..." 15/Jun

    Bald Eagle
    "Can't understand the E grade. No worthwhile gear on the hard bit. A fall from th..." 21/May

    Wellington Crack
    "Inspired by the 80s photo of JD I fulfilled the long held ambition of a solo asc..." 18/Jun top50

    Black Chimney
    "Just squeeze inside and squirm upwards - not much gear, but it'd be hard to fall..." 04/Jun

    New Statesman
    "Hard E8 with unprotected crux (7a) above back breaking boulder. Filed down rp 2s..." 12/May

    Tufted Crack
    "Finally got it. 2yrs on and it's still a bitch. I can now say I enjoyed it, I th..." 15/Mar top50

    Shock Horror
    "fell off from top, twice. Its a long way. The fall is a privallage." 14/Sep top50

    Cherry Valley Rib
    "One of the easiest HVS's in the area - so long as you don't mind the bold [but w..." 28/Aug

    Walker's Hangover
    "Hard for HVS, at the top of the crack and the top of the arete. Definitely felt..." 27/Aug

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