Upper Tier - Right

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Sport
Lots of sun!
8 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

Shorter and less intimidating than the Main Wall, this section is great for catching the last rays of sun in the evening. Take great care not to knock stones off the ledge onto the climbers below. It is a wide ledge, but it has been known to happen.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
In the Jailhouse
Balance up the face then pull through the juggy overhang.
1 user comment
 6a
2
Po Lazarus
The easier line just right also has a steep finish.
 5c
3
No Way is Patience a Virtue
The vague arete on the far left has a hard start.
 
1 Stars
6b
4
O Brother Where Art Thou?
The wall behind the bush has a few hard pulls to start, then it eases with nice moves on calcite rugosities.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
5
Dapper Dan
The square-cut arete has a mantel or two and a long stretch. Nice positions once on the arete.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6a
6
Babe the Blue Axe
Awkward moves gain a ledge. Continue up the cleaned face.
1 user comment
 5c
7
The Cretan
The cracked wall and slim arete, though most people seem to end up in the loose crack to the left. Poor.
 6b+
8
Corinthian Spirit
Up the crack to a tricky move up and left to gain the ledge.
1 user comment
 6a
9
Theseus-Saurus
The bulge and orange wall.
 6b+
10
First Prize
About 4m left of White Dove is a corner below a prominent triangular overhang (this corner is to the right of the arete which...
1 user comment
 5c
11
It's all Greek to Me
A steep crack to a high arete.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6b
12
The Miner Tour
The arete and wall left of the cave. The move past the first bolt is a giant reach or huge slap (or by-passed on the right).
1 user comment
 
Reachy
6c+
13
Olympiakus
 
Technical
6c
14
Her Aklion
Right of the cave, get into the right-hand hanging groove.
 6c
15
Almost There
The cracked arete of the cave system gives juggy fun.
1 user comment
 5a
16
Into the Labyrinth
The front face of the pillar has a tricky start. Nice.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
17
By Zeus
The arete on the right of the pillar eases with height.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
18
Spiteful Rain
Climb the groove and/or pillar to a ledge. The wall and overhang lead to the top. The squeezed line just right is Second Prize,...
1 user comment
 5c
19
Consolation
Pull over the tricky overlap and plod up the face above.
 
1 Stars
5c
20
Tawny Owl Pie
An awkward right-facing groove to a leftwards exit.
1 user comment
 
Loose
5a
21
The Owl
An eliminate to the right with a high crux.
 
Technical
6c
22
White Dove
The thin crack then swing right to the lower-off on Nullo.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
23
Nullo in Mundo Pax Sincera
Start at the blunt arete right of the white wall (at a bolt stud). Up the white wall to the arete then as direct as possible...
 6c+
24
Supplementary Questions
The shallow groove is followed throughout.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
4c
25
A Liberal Smear
The wall leads to a hard finish. Close to the previous climb.
 6c
26
Labour Relations
The thin slab and fine headwall above the overlap.
 6c+
27
P.M.'s Question Time
Climb a crack to the left-hand end of the roof. Pull over, then move right and up the slab to finish.Avoiding the Issue, E4...
 E3 6a
28
Booker Prize
Up the front of the pillar to awkward moves onto the headwall. Clipping the lower-off is the crux.
 
1 Stars
6a+
29
Sir Pryse
The slab and narrow roof are worth seeking out.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
6a+
30
Oy Missus
The slabby face. Tricky to stay on the line.
 6c+
31
Mr. Blue Sky
A bit of a one-move-wonder on the tiny slab. Bold above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
32
Esso Blue
The short wide crack up the slab left of the arete.
 HVS 5b
33
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
A technical arete with hard moves past the 1st bolt. Old-skool bolting, so it's a bit bold too.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
34
Shell Super
A tough micro-route on the sidewall (not visible on photo).
 6c
35
Esso Extra
The groove to the right of the clean arete (not visible on photo). Step left at the roof to a crack. Lower-off on the left.
 E1 5b
36
Mumble Jumble
The wall and prominent overlap.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
37
Fargo
The short straight crack is hardest at the top.
 6a+
38
Blue Sunday
The short wall on reasonable rock.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
39
Do It Yourself
Climb direct above the small cave.
 6b+
40
New Bolts and Yankees
A steep couple of pulls accesses the crack-line above.
 6a
41
Kushti
The steep crack immediately right of the shattered rock.
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
6a+
42
Lovely Bubbly
The wall left of the shattered, dirty groove has a hard crux.
 6c+
43
Slabby, but Nice
The right wall of the dirty groove has some nice climbing towards the top. Spot the sneaky thread.
 
1 Stars
6a
44
Sam and Mary
An initial crack leads to a steep finish.
 5a
45
Ma Marmalade
A blunt, blocky arete leads to ledges and an awkward finish.
1 user comment
 
Loose
6a+
46
Slam the Jam
The groove and hand-crack splitting the white wall.
 
1 Stars
6a
47
Jam Slice
Climb the wall and then the open groove above.
 6b
48
Don't Try This at Home
The right-hand side of the face to a high crux.
 
Technical
6c+
49
Red Rum
Canter up the prominent corner system.
 5c
50
Nijinski
The centre of the recessed slab, small wires needed. The right-hand side is Seated Moon, E2 5b
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
51
The Party Animal
The blunt central arete has a technical middle section which can be avoided round to the left at 5+. Check the lower-off and...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
6b+
52
Café Bleu
The right-hand side of the face on good rock.
 
Technical
E3 6a
53
Dinky Toy
Climb the short grooves further right.
 
Technical
E4 6b
54
Corgi Registered
A rounded arete complete with hidden holds gives the line.
 6b
55
Hornby
The final offering is this steep wall with a small overhang.
 6a+
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    Men at Work
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    Sag Ponir
    "Surprisingly enjoyable!" 01/Oct

    Blade Runner
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    Almost There
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    Supplementary Questions
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    Toilet Humour
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    Galening Crack
    "Seemed perfectly reasonable grade and gear wise when I did it in May 2011" 29/Apr

    Like Ice, Like Fire
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    Olive Oil
    "Harder and not as good as He Seems so Sumo with somne strange bolt placements." 17/Apr

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    50 Bolts to the Gallon
    "It's a poor route and it is, quite rightly, not popular." 20/Jul

    Spiteful Rain
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    Exceeding the Speed Limit
    "I was nearby when the jug below the 2nd bolt was pulled off today, probably maki..." 16/May

    Demolition Man
    "Two V4/5 problems separated by a ramble. Stamina is therefore not an issue, but ..." 18/Oct

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
    "Pretty much fully bolted at the top now, but you still need wires for the lower ..." 09/Jul

    Thomas Crapper
    "Good first 6a route but hard finish for the end of the day" 12/Jun

    An Ancient Rhythm
    "Unbelievably polished. Much harder than the 7a's I've done here. Third bolt is c..." 31/May

    Megalithic Man
    "For both this and Litany: most of the route is great fun, with occasional polish..." 15/May

    Rain Dance
    "Borderline 6b+/6c - but surely at least a full grade easier than Legal Action. W..." 12/Aug

    Due Care and Attention
    "Gary has this climb to the right of the line marked in rockfax N Limestone. The..." 26/Jun

    Jeff Garrett
    "Dangerously loose (with a risible effort to stick it back together). Truly drea..." 22/Jun

    Rage
    "Whoever described this as "Bold, Reachy and Technical" was spot on. On..." 04/Jun

    Rotund Rooley
    "The disappointingly tiny hold on the crux has recently disappeared making it a g..." 09/Apr

    Derailed
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    Excavator
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    Rotund Rooley
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    Hardcore! You Know the Score
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    Rage
    "Not sure I'd go as far as Richard, but it is neither rubbish nor overgraded. Un..." 29/Apr

    The Big Fat Texan on the Corner
    "I'd say at least 6a+, intriguing climb but badly bolted." 19/Apr

    Excavator
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    O Brother Where Art Thou?
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