Steptoe

Adjacent Areas
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Boulder
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Uphill

Behind the tilted block of Curving Slab, is a long low wall capped by a narrow overhang along its right-hand side, home to the hard-core. To the right is a short smart wall with some nice problems of a more amenable grade.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Super Fury Animal
A flying dyno from a low side-pull all the way to the boulder edge.
 
Reachy
V12 8A+
2
Sidewinder
The centre of the wall under the overhang is crimpy
 
Crimpy
V6 7A
3
Exocet
From a sitting start, undercut the overlap and heave off a shoddy sloper. Sidling left into Sidewinder is only V9!
 
Rounded
V11 8A
4
Stipule
An eliminate dyno up the edge of the wall. No arete allowed.
 
Pumpy
V9 7C
5
Curving Crack Arete
Do the left edge of the crack from a sitting start.
 V1 5b
6
Curving Crack
4m. The tricky overhanging crack is fun.
 
Graunchy
VS 4c
7
Bert Wells
The flake just right of the gap without touching the arete.
1 user comment
 V2 5c
8
Centre Left
Start 2m right of the gap. Climb the overlap using a finger slot.
 
Reachy
Crimpy
V2 5c
9
Steptoe
The middle of the wall with escalating difficulties.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
V3 6A
10
Tiptoe
The arete has a tricky start. The right side of the arete is V2.
 
2 Stars
Technical
V1 5b
11
Micro Corner
Behind the Stepoe block is this mini-classic, easily recognised from its name.
 
2 Stars
V6 7A
  • 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

    Forever Onward
    "Massively overgraded, I'd give it 5a." 24/Sep

    Tommy's Dilemma
    ""V0-" doesn't really tell you much as the grade is too wide. It's abo..." 16/Apr

    Davies Ramp
    "awesome. looks unlikely, but the holds are there. A mat and a well placed rucks..." 13/Apr

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