The Main Wall

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No sun
3 mins
Downhill
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

The section of cliff that faces the approach path is the show-piece with some superb steep and pumpy routes. Some of the exits are a bit grotty, although there are several conveniently placed trees. The central part of the face is steep enough to stay dry during light rain.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Quarry Wall
14m. Follow the wide crack through bulges to a ledge on the left. Continue up a pocketed crack then step right for a steep...
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
2
Overhanging Wall
14m. Some good climbing although unfortunately the hard moves are avoidable by stepping right into the chimney.
 
Pumpy
HVS 5b
3
Crack and Chimney
14m. A good line up the disjointed chimney system that bounds the left edge of the Main Wall.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S 4b
4
The Mauler
16m. Climb a rib to ledges then hand traverse right (hand over the bulge) before trending left up the wall (bold) to a position...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5b
5
Mauler Roof
16m. From under the roof, shuffle left then surmount it directly.
 
Technical
Strong
E5 6b
6
Mangler
18m. The beckoning crack-line gives a great route; pumpy but with good gear, and well worth calling in for.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
7
Perplexity
18m. A thin crack leads to the overhang, cross the centre of this on small holds and make hard moves to reach flat holds on the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E6 6c
8
Dangler
18m. A line of old peg pockets lead to the overhang; cross this rapidly leftwards using the nose to a rest, then head back...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
9
Strangler
18m. A right-hand start to Dangler. Tackle the wall and roof direct to reach its easier upper section.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4 6b
10
Hangover
16m. Climb the wall and crack to the stacked overhangs and pull strenuously through these to reach easy (and broken) ground.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
11
Letterbox Wall
10m. A short jagged flake leads to a smooth section of rock passed using the useful letter-box. Above this things soon turn a...
1 user comment
 E1 5b
12
Route 2.5
8m. The groove and overhang lead to the choss-field above.
 HVS 5a
13
The Arete
8m. Start with a mantelshelf, then head up the arete. Bold.
 
Fluttery
HS 4b
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    Letterbox Wall
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