Two Tier - Left

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Sport
Evening sun
Up and Down
20 mins
Seepage
Sheltered

The tall left-hand side of Two Tier Buttress contains some great long sport routes. The far left-hand side is becoming somewhat overgrown but the main Open Gate Wall has some fine rock above the break. Several eliminates and filler-in routes have been added around the long corner of Thoth. Guidebook page 165.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Home From Home
Now overgrown. If cleaned then start on the left-hand side of the wall. Move up and right, below a bolt, to a ledge and flake....
1 user comment
 
Crimpy
E5 6b
2
Another Brick in the Wall
The left-hand bolt line. The second bolt is twinned.
 
Strong
7b+
3
Osher, Osher, Osher
Tackle the lower bulge from the right. Finish at a tree.There is a project to the right.
 
Crimpy
7a+
4
The Bride and the Groom
After the bulging start, things get easier above.
 
1 Stars
6c+
5
The Burqa King
Another steep start then the undulating wall above.
 
Strong
7b
6
The Incredible Pierre
From the right-hand end of the ledge, move up and make hard moves to gain a tricky slab finish.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
7
Short Sharp Shock
Desperate technical climbing which keeps shedding holds. The current best line is to move right after the 3rd bolt on the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7c
8
Poor Dill
Good climbing past a glued-on hold. A long left arm helps and it is easier for the tall.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c
9
Open Gate Top 50
A superb route which, despite being rebolted, is still a scary proposition. The lower crack is straightforward but the upper...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
Fluttery
7a+
10
Case Adjourned
A great climb, again with a final scary run-out which may make it feel like an E5. After a fingery start, continue more easily...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
7a
11
Smelting Point
A poor route when compared to its neighbours. Climb straight up the left-hand side of the open groove of Thoth, then span out...
 
Crimpy
6c
12
Thoth
Two pitches up the lower corner and upper flake.1) 5b, 15m. The corner to the break. Move right to belay.2) 5a, 15m....
 E1 5b
13
Cockerel Cry
Climb directly up the line right of the corner, over two bulging sections, finishing high on the buttress.
 
1 Stars
Loose
6c+
14
Jackson's Browned Off
A short route up the wall above the raised ledge. Clip the first bolt (tricky) then swing out right and up before stepping back...
 
Reachy
6c
15
Just Pullet
The upper wall above Systems Malfunction has a barn-door crux move to a huge hold. (Hint: this route was constructed by a tall...
 
Reachy
Crimpy
7a+
16
Evidently Chickentown
The desperate wall and thin crack. Climb left of the bolts above the break, then move right. The star is for the position, not...
 
1 Stars
Technical
7c
17
Running on Empty
12m. A curious route which sees no ascents these days and has effectively been retroed. Originally it was soloed but there is...
 
Fluttery
E5 6a
18
Poultry in Motion
Move right from the belay and attack the bulge.
 
Crimpy
7b+
19
Offal
20m. An outdated and wandering line that sees few ascents. Start up the open scoop past two bolts then traverse right on...
 
Fluttery
E3 6a
20
Ghee Force
Direct above the starting groove, past a bolt.
 
Technical
E4 6b
21
Isolate
20m. Reasonable technical climbing on the lower wall but it wanders off rightwards higher up. Climb the short (desperate)...
 
Technical
Crimpy
E4 6b
22
Nerefaun
The first attempt to climb the corner ended in an escape rightwards up the rounded arete.
 E5 6c
23
Stolen Fruit
A bizarre historical relic which starts up Isolate then traverses right across to the finish of EntrZe.
 E5 6b
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    Kakaho
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    Stung
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    Black Max
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    Poor Dill
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    Sirplum
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    "I have a 5"10 span and can just reach the good crimp below the jug! You nee..." 11/Jul

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

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

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