Heart Beat City

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Afternoon sun
40 mins
Uphill

At the far left-hand end of the main cliff is this isolated set of slabby faces and flying aretes. It doesn't see much attention because of the combination of a remote setting and mostly hard routes. Guidebook page 126.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Three Step Buttress
14m. Climb to the bulge, pull over awkwardly and traverse left to a stance round the corner. Pull right onto the arete (feels...
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
VS 4c
2
Bare-faced Streak
12m. Climb the right side of the lower face then from good gear, climb through the overlap and climb sketchily onto a shelf and...
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E4 6a
3
Halo of Flies
10m. Up the right arete to the break (large cams) then use a variety of poor holds to scale the upper arete left then right.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Rounded
Fluttery
E6 6b
4
Forgotten Friends
10m. Climb up to a tricky move up the right-hand arete. Don't forget your Friends!
 
Rounded
HVS 5a
5
A Place to Be
8m. The slabby arete gives good but mighty bold climbing.
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E7 6b
6
Heart Beat City
8m. The fine jutting fin is started from the right and finished on the left. As ever, there is no gear and the landing is...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E8 6c
7
Face Savour
12m. Climb the steep rib on its left then head easily to the base of the slab. Step onto it and trend up and left before...
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
8
Veteran
8m. Gain the slab from the right then climb its centre boldly passing the overlap and finishing up the blunt rib. Low in the...
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
9
Back Stage Gossip
6m. The curved arete on its right-hand side.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
E2 6a
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    Extraction
    "Can't believe it's only got 2 stars in the guide books. This is one of the very ..." 29/Jul

    Highlord
    "Extremely awkward finish! Seemed somewhat harder than 4b, but I guess it's prett..." 05/Jun

    Trowel Face
    "Bit of a one-move wonder - S 4b?" 28/Apr

    Laughing Gas
    "I thoght this was really good when I did it. 2 stars anyway?" 31/Oct

    Sundowner
    "definitely worth doing" 12/Sep

    Extraction
    "How about traversing in from right at HVS 4c? Certainly nicer if you don't have..." 24/Aug

    Crazy Diamond
    "I think I made this a lot harder by not using the areete at the top. A very nice..." 03/Aug

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