Biological Need Area

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Morning sun
1 min
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered

The subtly-featured compact grey rock of the right-hand walls provide some extremely sustained and fingery testpieces, whilst the left-hand side of the area is dominated by the large open corner of Perverted Geranium and a cluster of good easier lines. Guidebook page 266.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Abracadavera
17m. A good route involving an airy traverse out to the arete before climbing direct to a belay.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 5c
2
Quiet Flight
16m. A fine wall-climb to the left of the corner. Started direct.
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
3
Jumpin' and Squeakin'
17m. Start right of the corner below a scoop. Climb to the top bolt in the scoop, then swing left to a ramp climb up to a roof....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E6 6b
4
No More Jumping to Conclusions
17m. Start as for Jumpin' and Squeakin' but continue up rightwards to join the last section of Alternative Optional Extra.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
5
Jumping to Conclusions
About 2 independent moves rightwards from the second bolt of Jumpin' and Squeakin'. Now superseeded by No More Jumpin' to...
 
1 Stars
7b
6
Altenative Optional Extra Top 50
17m. Steep and entertaining moves up the leaning wall. The climbing is most easily started just to the right of the first bolts...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
7
Another Clip in the Wall
16m. The rib just right of Bird's Nest Crack.
1 user comment
 7a+
8
Exponential Exhaustion
21m. A superb direct line up the wall. Climb the wall just left of Biological Need to a peg and move left to another peg....
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
9
Biological Need Top 50
21m. A superb and popular route straight up the steepening wall right of Exponential Exhaustion. There is a small rest below...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
10
The Yorkshire Ripper
19m. A very difficult route leading straight up from the base of the ramp of Zero Option. The line goes to the right of the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
8b
11
Zero Option
20m. Regearing has made this virtually a clip-up. The climbing is also much harder since the filling in of a chipped hold at...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c+
12
Soft Option
19m. A fine climb with three very difficult sections including the crux of Zero Option. Start up the rib right of Zero Option...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
8a
13
Massala Martyr
14m. Steep and powerful climbing through the bulging wall just left of an old stone wall.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a+
14
Warlord Direct Start
No description included yet.
 
1 Stars
E6 6c
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    Quiet Flight
    "Anybody been on Air Rage recently - the direct finish to Quite Flight. Seemed na..." 25/Jun

    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
    "Line in rockfax is wrong. From belay you move right then back left. Also higher ..." 10/Jul top50

    Quiet Flight
    "underrated, and better than it looks on fine rock with interesting climbing for ..." 13/Jun

    The Diedre
    "Currently bone dry. A few ascents would clean it up nicely. Direct up the Diedre..." 22/May top50

    Smooth Torquer
    "Correction, a million miles from 8a, only 48 miles from 7b." 21/May

    The Directissima
    "If you werent impressed you obviously only went to the first lower off." 16/Sep top50

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