The Arch

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
Uphill
15 mins
Sheltered

A bevy of taxing and superb problems on the last bit of rock on the crag, fortunately it is the first section reached on the approach, so drop that mat and get going. Guidebook page 176.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Davies Ramp
The slabby ramp on the front face gives a little gripper. The block and/or arete are out of bounds.
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
V4 6a
2
Simple Sally
A hard direct version of Davies Ramp up the centre of wall direct, via a solitary good crimp to access the ramp.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V7
3
Holeshot
Start up the middle of the face until forced right past a pocket and out towards the arete and a high finish. Photo opposite.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V9
4
Anniemutt
Climb Holeshot but continue direct where it scuttles off right.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
V10
5
Cypher
The striking arete has a desperate start, then gets harder still before finally easing.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Rounded
V13
6
The Arch
The line through the arch will doubtless be done some day.
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7
Chockstone Pull Up
3m. The block-choked crack doesn't really fit in here.
 D
8
Supple Wall
Guidebook error - This route is wrongly called Dry Slap in the guidebook. Climb the wall by pulling hard on a very slopy...
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Rounded
V4 6b
9
Sulky Little Boys
Guidebook Error - This route is wrongly called Supple Wall in the guidebook. The blunt arete is climbed, starting on its right...
 
3 Stars
Technical
V7
10
Slanting Flake Left-hand
From Slanting Flake rock up and left to gain a thinner flake.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
11
Slanting Flake
Hand traverse the flake to its termination then mantel away.
 
2 Stars
V0 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

    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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