Aces High

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
15 mins

A compact square buttress with a small collection of worthwhile face climbs. Too high for bouldering. Guidebook page 172.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Jack the Lad
5m. Use the block on the left to start the arete, there is a tricky move near the top.
1 user comment
 HS 4b
2
String Vest
5m. Balance up the precarious shallow groove on the left.
 
Technical
HVS 6a
3
Withering Heights
6m. Climb the fingery centre of the face to a reachy finish.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
HVS 5c
4
Aces High
6m. From a boulder, climb to the break then either choose an exit - direct is best, out right is the easiest.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
VS 4c
5
Trumps
6m. The rounded right arete has a useful finger pocket.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
6
Trumps Right-hand
5m. Just to the right of the arete climb up a black (wet?) streak.
 HS 4b
  • Latest Comments

    For SLIPSTONES

    Impregnable
    "Yes there is, more obvious from the ground than when up there..." 28/Mar

    Impregnable
    "Massively reachy - or perhaps there's another way?" 29/Jan

    Marr's Route
    "Nice moves and good climbing, well worth the effort." 06/May

    Tachyon
    "A really enjoyable short route." 04/Apr

    Aces High
    "Lovely route. Worth the upgrade from HS." 10/Dec

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