The Big Blue Face

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DWS
Afternoon sun
10 mins
Downhill
Tidal

The Big Blue Face is easy to identify, being much lighter in colour and more ochre-stained than its opposite neighbour.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Jean Reno
15m. A very hard start gives way to some great moves up the low, hanging prow. Abseil down to start in the black open groove,...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
Strong
7a S0
2
Luc Besson
13m. The start is shared with the next route and the route eases considerably after a tricky start. Locate the small, slanting...
1 user comment
 
DWS
Technical
6a+ S0
3
Ong-Bak
13m. Nare Head's hardest route is also one of the best. A classic crank, based around the overlaps in the centre of the west...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Strong
7b+ S1
4
Link-up: Ong-Bak - Big Blue
13m. This excellent link-up is, as yet, unrealised. Follow the initial holds of Ong-Bak rightwards, until it's possible to...
 
DWS
7a S0
5
The Big Blue
13m. The arete in the centre of the east face is striking, and the climbing tricky and technical. After your abseil down the...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
6b+ S0
6
Carlo Varini
12m. The seaward arete is named after the genius of The Big Blue's camera maestro. Take a high tide for the traverse in; climb...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c S2
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