Western Walls

Adjacent Areas
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No sun
50 mins
Uphill

Beyond the tall imposing mass of West Buttress, the crag continues in a less impressive fashion, though it does have a nice selection of short routes that are invariably quiet. The first piece of rock is a squat jutting pillar.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bonneville
6m. Hop abord and sprint up the taxing jutting arete.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 6c
2
Penfold
The direct start to T.C. with your left-hand on the arete.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
V8 7B+
3
T.C.
6m. Start up the groove of Mole and traverse left along the break where a useful pocket allows the top to be reached.
1 user comment
 
Rounded
E3 5c
4
Mole
6m. The groove in the first of the angles.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
5
Just Arrested
8m. Start up Mole but head right past a ledge to a groove.
 E2 5b
6
Just Ice
8m. Basically a direct start to the finishing groove of Just Arrested, starting below and right of the groove.
 
Technical
E3 6a
7
Out On The Wall Gully
10m. Climb the chimney right of the block, then the right wall.
 D
8
Overpowered
8m. Taxing moves up the leaning wall left of the prow.
 
Technical
E5 6c
9
Pink Lane
8m. Pull onto the crinkly left wall of the groove, then traverse towards the arete and a ledge. Move back right to finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
E1 5b
10
Facing Facts
6m. Straight up the wall from the start of Pink Lane.
 E2 5c
11
Little Leaner
6m. Climb the left wall of the little leaning corner to good holds, then use these to finish to the right.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
VS 5a
12
Bede Crack
6m. The angle is worth doing despite the vegetation.
 S 4a
13
Grease
8m. Start up Bede Crack but traverse right along the lip of the roof to a pocket, making bold and fingery moves to finish. A...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Rounded
Fluttery
E4 6a
14
Mimic
6m. Pull through the bulge then move right to the rounded arete.
 
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 5c
15
St. Cuthbert's Crack
6m. The next groove westwards is tricky.
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
16
Slab Corner
8m. The angle between the steep wall and the slab.
 VD
17
The Apprentice
8m. Start up the blunt left arete and gain the hanging green groove up and right.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4 6b
18
The Magician Top 50
8m. The amazing main arete of the wall. A highball V9.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Rounded
E7 7a
19
The Plumber
8m. The right wall of the buttress on surprisingly poor holds and a complete lack of polish.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E5 6b
  • Latest Comments

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    Verbal Abuse
    "The Direct is called Lupino Lane E2 7a!" 28/Jul

    Pendulum Direct
    "Definately HVS - the lower crack is hard work. Pendulum is a lot easier." 28/Jul

    Candle in the Wind
    "The original finish is up the superb arete, not the scoop." 15/Aug

    Pink Lane
    "Abseiled to clean - no gear until the ledge on the arete, slopey crux with possi..." 09/Sep

    T.C.
    "Direct start to arete is Penfold V8" 12/Sep

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