The Alcove

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
Uphill
30 mins

At the far left of the crag is a large block with a pale, easy angled slab. The steep left-hand wall has some worthwhile climbs. To the right is The Alcove with a tipped block on the left and a short groove rising from a rock ledge on the right. Guidebook page 180.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
King Kone
Start from a boulder and climb past a useful pocket to an awkward finish. Escaping left at the top is 4c.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
V0 5a
2
Mr Wobbly
The shallow groove just left of 'JT', to a tricky finish up the crack.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
V0 5a
3
On The Level
Start up the shallow groove with 'JT' and follow the rising breaks all the way to the end of the block.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
V0 5a
4
The Dare's On You
Start up the chimney and move right to the ledge. Step back left onto the hanging slab and make a thin move to the top.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
V0 5a
5
Call me Al
5m. Climb the short arete to the shelf then climb the wall above.
 VS 4c
6
Bruce's Arete
5m. Climb a groove to the ledge then step right and climb the arete on its right side.
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
  • Latest Comments

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    Tarantella
    "HVS if you traverse into it from the right. The direct start is 5c" 19/Sep

    Rondo
    "This route is not a VD, say goodbye to your ankles as the landing is nasty. Its ..." 19/Jun

    Skiver
    "A great route - i used to climb this regularly on a little bouldering circuit up..." 04/Jun

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