The Prow

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Trad
Lots of sun!
10 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

The jutting blade of rock that is tackled front on by The Prow is the best feature in this area, though there are other worthwhile routes to either side.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Halyards
5m. The left-hand arete is pleasant.
 VD
2
Little by Little
5m. The little groove in the centre of the wall.
 
1 Stars
VD 4a
3
Main Mast Crack
5m. The short steep groove is harder than it looks - honest.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S 4b
4
Stewker
7m. Tackle the centre of the side wall by linking a layaway and a pocket by a long reach. The holds are okay but the landing...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E1 5c
5
Prowess
7m. Layback the left-hand side of the arete. Scary.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E3 6b
6
The Prow Top 50
7m. Climb the narrow arete to a hard finish. 'Lifting a fridge' type moves might be found of help.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5a
7
Galley Chimney
7m. The rift passing a big jammed block.
 M
8
The Heads
7m. The right arete of the chimney. Start either side of the lower arete, and finish on the side wall of the chimney - without...
 HS 4b
9
The Bulkhead
7m. The leaning crack gives a good little pitch with a stiff finale.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
10
The Keel
6m. Climb a short crack and the ensuing flake to a taxing exit.
 
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 5a
  • Latest Comments

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    Main Mast Crack
    "Much to my disappointment (I'd even donned my Aldi thrutching jacket in preparat..." 23/Jul

    Pingers
    "Is this the only VS with a one finger pull-up?" 10/Dec

    The Shelf
    "A classic highball sprint." 25/Sep top50

    The Prow
    "'Lifting a Fridge'it couldn't be put any better!" 13/Sep top50

    Pets' Corner
    "Yeah, got to be worth 2 stars at least. Certainly one of the best routes I've do..." 12/Sep top50

    Pets' Corner
    "better than zeta wall" 12/Sep top50

    Prickly Rib
    "Up the left hand side of the rib, surely? Though might be HS up the right hand ..." 26/Jun

    The Bulkhead
    "More like VS 4c I reckon. The slightly overhanging finger crack at the top is da..." 19/Jun

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