Smiley Face

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DWS
Lots of sun!
5 mins
Level

The well-formed face below the gearing-up ledge is home to some fine routes, consisting of mostly steep climbing. The highest point of the wall is 12m high, the water below it is mostly excellent, and the rock of impeccable quality.

UPDATE - This area has suffered a rockfall and is no longer climbable. More info...

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Prow
6m. The first route found after the descent is a tight line, taking the left prow of the crag very direct. Swing around from...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
7a S0
2
The Smile Top 50
9m. A solid, steady intro to the delights of DWS! From the down-climb, traverse rightwards to a steep, juggy groove. Yard up...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6a+ S1
3
Smiley's People Top 50
12m. The delightful collection of jugs in the steep, upper groove is 'lotsa' fun! Start up The Smile, then ignore the easy left...
 
3 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6b S1
4
Hot Lips Top 50
14m. Brilliant; very pumpy indeed! A bit like Octopuss-weed at Cave Hole (see page 92). Traverse the lower section of the crag...
 
3 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S0
5
Brown Sugar Top 50
13m. You'll have to pull on a few small holds on this one. Perform the left to right traverse as for Hot Lips to the jugs, then...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a S1
6
White Teeth Top 50
14m. The right to left, low traverse is hard, safe and enjoyable. Perfect for those strong, nervous types! From the right-hand...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Crimpy
7a S0
7
Fashion Victims
12m. The odd-shaped, stepped-out arete in the gully, roughly central between the Smiley Face and Nude Boy Wall, has been...
 
DWS
Technical
6b S2