The Wedge

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Sun and Shade
6 mins
Downhill
Sheltered

The prominent jutting axe-edge buttress of the Wedge is obvious from its name. It has a small collection of climbs that stay relatively clean. Guidebook page 162.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Thin End
10m. The arete is climbed on its left-hand side to a steep finish over the capping blocks. Easier than first appearances...
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
2
Fat Chance
10m. The right-hand side is altogether more taxing. Tricky 'barn-door' laybacking reaches a good ledge. Finish over the blocks...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
3
Wedgewood
12m. Start just right of the green streak and climb the wall to reach the left-trending ramp-line. Move out right to the cracks...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
4
Taper
12m. Climb the groove then access the ramp on the left. Balance across this, crossing Wedgewood, to reach the blocky cracks...
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
5
The Heel
10m. From the recess on the right, climb steeply leftwards to reach the base of a crack. Bridge up this pleasantly. Nice...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4c
6
Bunkered
8m. Make steep and technical moves into a hanging groove then move left and finish up the rib.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
  • 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

    The Heel
    "Would be worth 2 stars if it was clean" 12/Sep

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