Red Tape to Acme Wall

Adjacent Areas
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Afternoon sun
5 mins
Level
Sheltered

Between the delights of the Cleft Buttress area and the Cubic Block are a whole series of buttresses hidden away in the trees, some of these are minor but the others are well worth a visit.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Red Tape
12m. The centre of the face has a nice combination of long reaches and rounded holds. The apparent escape route to the right...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
E3 5c
2
No Red Tape
A sitting start up the hanging prow.
 V5 6C
3
Merle
8m. The rounded arete left of the deep cleft has a tricky start.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
S 4b
4
Chockstone Chimney
8m. Classic stuff with the expected jammed boulders.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
D
5
Hanging Crack
8m. The (wait for it) hanging crack in the right arete of the chimney is tricky to access.
 
Technical
Rounded
E1 5c
6
R.P.T.
10m. Layaway up the leaning left arete by a pleasant sequence.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
S 4a
7
The Belfrey
12m. The slanting rift gives a worthwhile and steep struggle until it is possible to exit rightwards onto ledges. Move right...
 
2 Stars
Technical
S 4b
8
Happy Days Traverse
From the groove on the left shuffle right to join Happy Days.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
V8 7B+
9
Happy Days
Enter the hanging niche by a perplexing sequence of moves and a stretch to the break. For the E3 tick use the high pocket to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
V5 6C
10
Bilge Bump
The acute right arete on its right-hand side is taxing, and starting from the ground rather then the boulder even more so.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V4 6B
11
Layback Crack
7m. The wide and strenny crack splitting the right wall.
 
Pumpy
S 4b
12
Acme Wall
The centre of the wall past the pocket. Quite high.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V3 6A
13
Appiewand
6m. The thin crack left of the nose to a mantelshelf top-out.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
HS 4c
14
Peerless
6m. Hop off the block and up the blunt arete.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
HS 5a
15
Forever Man
The wall just right of the arete.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
16
The Rack
A mighty stretch up the centre of the wall.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
V7 7A+
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