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Lots of sun!
Downhill
3 mins
Sheltered

The sunny walls on the northern side of the Upper Lake are the closest to the parking and have an interesting set of climbs that are cleaner than most in the valley. Guidebook page 160.

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1
Portcullis Top 50
22m. A mini-expedition, interesting and devious with considerable splash-down potential. From the beach, traverse out left to...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
S 4a
2
Excalibur
16m. An exciting line up the front face of the buttress. Start as for Portcullis but climb the flake in the right arete of the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
E2 5c
3
The Alamo
14m. A great climb, always clean and usually dry, up the right-hand edge of the front face. Climb to the bulges then head up...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
4
Oubliette
12m. Makes the most of the right-hand side of the buttress. Climb the bubbly wall to the roof then move left and pass the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
  • Latest Comments

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    Spinnaker
    "The move off the first ledge is quite reachy, definitely harder for the short." 23/Aug top50

    Machicolation
    "Seems unreasonable at the grade, more like pumpy 5a/b with less than perfect gea..." 02/Apr

    Spinnaker
    "A classic trip for the severe leader, exposed intimidating and with fine climbin..." 20/Apr top50

    Portcullis
    "About as "Gogarth" as it gets on Yorkshire grit ;). A fine expedition ..." 11/Feb top50

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