Blackwell Halt

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Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
15 mins
Downhill
Sheltered

This compact wall has a good set of mid-grade routes. The setting is pleasant and there is plenty of picnic potential at the base.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Byte Size
The left-hand line. An easy start to a tricky bulge.
 6b
2
Ernie
The second line, through the shattered roof - neglected.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
6c+
3
Defrag

1 user comment
 6c
4
A Soldier's Diary
A tricky start leads to better things above.
 
Technical
6c
5
Anoraks and Trainspotters
Start at a flake and head steeply up the wall. Dirty.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
6b
6
Micro-nerd
The penultimate route on this wall. Also dirty. The lower wall is the crux.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
6b+
7
Nerd the Absurd
The last offering here is teeny tiny.
 
Reachy
6b
8
Micro-chip
Fingery moves past the first two bolts then it's all over.
1 user comment
 
Crimpy
6c+
9
Modem
Deceptively pumpy for such a short route, high in the grade but still the most popular warm-up here.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
6a
10
C.D. Romp
A trad route up the crack is high in the grade. Tree belay.
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
11
The Arapahoe Connection
A good route with mostly positive holds which somehow feels steeper than the other routes on this wall.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6b+
12
Hard Drive
A hard start leads to good holds and a tricky clip above. High in the grade and pumpy too.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+
13
Megabyte
Steady climbing to tricky moves on the upper wall.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
14
Falling Irons
15m. Sustained and reachy climbing.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
6b
15
Gopherspace
Powerful through the bulge then awkward high up.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
16
Windows 95
Great climbing on jugs through the bulges. Popular and becoming polished.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
17
Falling Icons
Sustained and reachy climbing. Quite high in the grade.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
6b
18
She got the Bosch, I got the Drill
Start up the slope and climb the wall which is tricky at the top.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
19
Waste Bin
A shallow groove gives a popular warm-up. Polished.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b
20
The Hacker
A route with just one-hard move but it's a toughie.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
21
E-mail
The last little route has a reachy move on it that stops many.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
6b
22
She Mail
The penultimate route to a high crux.
 
Crimpy
6b
23
No Mail
The final route on the wall shares a lower-off with the last climb.
 6a
24
Surfing the Net
The inevitable girdle goes from left to right via the smooth band of rock at two-thirds height. From Modem to E-mail. Not on...
 
Pumpy
6c
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    For CHEE DALE UPPER

    Sirplum
    "First pitch very polished and overgrown deserves 5b. Second pitch monster jugs b..." 10/Jul top50

    Kakaho
    "Not easy to determine the line of this based on the 2004 guide. The features are..." 18/Jul

    No Hiding Plaice
    "Great climbing all the way" 21/Aug

    Lightweight
    "The traverse at the top is the hard part and very good, hard to know what sequen..." 30/May

    Spank Me Senseless with a Wet Herring
    "A lovely little route. Little-used so bring a trowel." 11/May

    Max-a-Million
    "just jump." 03/Aug

    Unzipping the Wild Physique
    "Bizzare route! Either belay miles back on a small tree or just sit behind the wa..." 26/Jul

    The Lockless Monster
    "7c/+. Great bouldery route." 24/Jul

    Stung
    "A link starting as for Stung and finishing up Esmerelda has been done, Ouch, gra..." 08/Jul

    Black Max
    "Actually a pretty good route and makes the best warm up. Can clip bolts on other..." 26/May

    Poor Dill
    "Borderline 7c - great crux sequence over the bulge though." 25/May

    Quality Control
    "Really enjoyable route on good rock with a nice variation in the moves, from pow..." 05/May

    Sirplum
    "Well one of the best climbs I ever done pumpy but keep going and you soon be at ..." 25/Jul top50

    Max-a-Million
    "I have a 5"10 span and can just reach the good crimp below the jug! You nee..." 11/Jul

    Kiss Me Hardy
    "I cleaned the holds on this and climbed it a couple of days ago. Well worth gett..." 04/Jun

    Mad Dogs and Englishmen
    "Did Mad Dogs yesterday - a totally brilliant adventure, didn't clip or see any b..." 05/May

    Sturgeon in the Cupboard
    "Good climb. Not that polished. No way is it 7c though." 05/Oct top50

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