Guillotine

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No sun
3 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

At the back of the quarry is a small buttress featuring the sharp arete of Guillotine and a few other hard routes. Guidebook page 72.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Quatre Bras
6m. A short but exciting traverse of the break high on the left.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
2
Guillotine
12m. The unprotected axe-edge arete in the back of the quarry is climbed first left, then right. An old-style chop route.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6b
3
Big Buels
12m. The right-hand side wall climbed leftwards, past a poor peg runner, then finished direct with haste.
 
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6c
4
The Maid of Wakefield
9m. An exacting traverse. Start up the off-width corner, then traverse the thin horizontal crack all the way to Guillotine.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6b
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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

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