Barrel Zawn

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DWS
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Level
Sheltered

Barrel Zawn's sunny walls, perfect viewing gallery and solid, straightforward exits make this a must-visit venue. The icing on the cake is that the climbing that seldom exceeds nine metres and is on bullet-hard sandstone that has amazing friction.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Barrel Traverse
30m. The crag's best line; it's absolutely stunning. The 30m traverse of the continuous, gently rising break-line is...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S0
2
Private Dancer
7m. The slim, leftwards corner is a must. It's also the best start for the Barrel Traverse.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
5a S0
3
Owen Meany
6m. The wall is taken on small edges and slopers.
 
DWS
Technical
Crimpy
6b+ S0
4
Student Grant
6m. The wall just right leads into a white corner.
 
DWS
5a S0
5
Hippy
7m. The left-hand of the two cracks is good. After the tricky traverse in, make use of a brilliant 'hip' rest in the wide slot...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
4c S0
6
True Blue Top 50
7m. The right-hand crack is the best easy route here. Great climbing! .
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
4c S0
7
Mouse Claws
6m. The seams just right of the crack provide some sustained entertainment.
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
6b S0
8
Welcome to Jamrock
6m. The crimpy wall right again, with some wicked moves.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
Crimpy
6b+ S0
9
Giant Farts
6m. First of the desperates. From the shallow vertical slot, get crimping.
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Crimpy
7a S0
10
Snake Pass
6m. A good hold on the headwallÉ that turns into your foothold. Just stand up.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
6b+ S0
11
Voyage of the Parrot Fish
6m. The swirling seam needs a concerted effort.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Technical
Crimpy
6c+ S0
12
Drake's Drum
6m. The black streak. A hard rock-over/press move provides the goods.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Reachy
Strong
7a S0
13
Wreck of the Zephyr
6m. Another curling seam. Hint: get a crafty heel-hook.
 
DWS
Technical
6c+ S0
14
The Eternal Golden Braid
5m. Get into (and out of) the curved, lichen-stained headwall seam.
 
DWS
6c S0
15
Terrapigeon
8m. The blank-looking upper right wall of the crag is taken by way of a leftwards-rising line. An excellent and daring...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
7a+ S2
16
Barrel Traverse Extension
40m total. The 10m continuation of the Barrel Traverse is worthwhile, both as an addition, and to reach the starting groove of...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S1