The Bulge Area

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Sheltered

The dominating bulge of Ecstacy and the corner of Balas are the main features of this wall. In between are a number of excellent technical wall pitches on some great rock. On the left is the slim overhanging butress of Comedy.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Limerace
No description included yet.
 E6 6c
2
Captain Tripps
A long route with an interesting first pitch and a seldom climbed upper one (not described here). From the corner traverse...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
E4 5c
3
Comedy Top 50
Superb steep climbing up the wickedly bulging wall . A modern test-piece which is easy for thugs. Many pre-clip the first bolt...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
4
Pantomime
A slightly inferior version of Comedy. Finish at the Comedy lower-off.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
5
Rubble
The line of bolts just right of the crack of Birdmen leads over a small roof to a traverse line below a bulge. Step left into...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
6
Nerve Ending
The slim crack left of the corner to the bulge.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b
7
Ecstacy
The massive bulge above the crack of Nerve Ending.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b
8
Let Them Eat Jellybeans Top 50
A stunning climb tackling the soaring groove and wildly overhanging prow left of Ecstacy. To the first lower-off is The...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a
9
Tragedy
Technical climbing reached from the left. Various sequences.
9 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
10
Ground Effect Top 50
Difficult climbing through the lower bulges precedes some excellent and slightly runout manouvers up the slim corner.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
11
The Truth Drug
A good pitch up the wall right of Ground Effect.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b+
12
Dodger Direct
Start up one crack (peg)then step left to another then wrestle with the tree. Excellent.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
13
Floccipaucinihilipilificatious
A minor line left of the corner.
2 user comments
 
Technical
Crimpy
7b
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    Quiet Flight
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    The Yorkshire Ripper
    "Fully rebolted now" 17/Aug

    Another Clip in the Wall
    "nice route up to the second bolt, then descends into contrived sharp moves and o..." 01/Aug

    Floccipaucinihilipilificatious
    "Re-bolted today. Few cool moves. One to do if you have done everything else. (Or..." 18/Jul

    Pantomime
    "Harder move than its neighbour but less sustained in its upper section. I'm havi..." 11/Jul

    The Diedre
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    The Diedre
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    The Directissima
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