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Sport
Sun and Shade
Downhill
25 mins
Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

A small buttress with some steep and hard neglected sport routes that are not often in condition. Guidebook page 161.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Perverted Mind
Up the slope, climb the vegetated wall to a corner and roof finish.
 E2 5c
2
Fuck Pig
The wall left of the corner/groove has some flakes. Climb up to these and bush bash on up to the top.
 E2 5c
3
Eddy's First
The corner left of the main roofs is difficult to enter. Finnish to the right of the roof.
 E2 6a
4
The Dukes of Earl (Grey)
The bolt-line starting at the foot of the slope. The bulge requires a long reach and some good foot work.
 
Reachy
Technical
7c
5
Michael Foot Jam
The left-hand side of the main roofs. A powerful climb where the obvious clue is in the route name and the crux move involves...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
7c+
6
A Cure for Arapiles
The central line was originally climbed using a big block which has since fallen off. It awaits a reascent.
 7b
7
Santiano
Totally neglected these days but a fine effort in its day. The line goes over the widest section of the roof via a niche. The...
1 user comment
 
Strong
Pumpy
E5 6a
8
Rock Umbrella
A savage roof test-piece with old gear. Climb up to a thin crack in the roof and finish standing at the lip. Connecting these...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b
9
The Storm
Yet more steep roof work just right of Rock Umbrella. The trick here is connecting the 2 jugs, one halfway across the roof and...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
10
A Bit of Nooky
Now things start getting really tricky. Super-steep moves lead up to a hard move past a bolt. Slap out right to a jug then...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
8a+
11
The Lockless Monster
The best of the hard routes. Climb a steep wall to the roof and cross this on good holds to a stopper move. Success here...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7c+
12
Theoria
An excellent route with moves suited to those who have been campusing. The desperate start is often by-passed by using the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
8a+
13
There's Life in the Old Log Yet
The short but hideously steep wall right of the tree. No rests in the tree are allowed and it may be harder than 7c.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7c
14
New Enemies
The steep wall below a thin tree.
 E3 6b
15
Powerplay
A boulder problem. A thread to marks the line.
 E3 6b
16
Zebedee Gets Syphilis
Zebedee's problem. Finish up a ramp.
 E3 6b
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    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

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