West Face

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Trad
Afternoon sun
Level
20 mins
Tidal

Range East - usually closed mid-week


The west face of the Castle has an uncharacteristic set of realtively amenable routes up slabs and grooves. Guidebook page 86.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Too Little
16m. Nice climbing up the cracks in the left wall of the open corner. Trend left towards the arete then follow the cracks...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
2
Seulement
18m. The open groove leads to an overhang, move right to outflank this then continue with a sense of urgency!
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
3
Rizla
20m. Steep rugged cracks up the wall to the right give the line.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
4
Atmospheric Tent
20m. Climb a steep crack to where a slippery jam and technical move gain the easier hanging groove.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
5
Atmospheric Tent Direct
20m. The leaning crack in the wall is approached easily and gives a short tussle. Finish up the groove or across the right wall...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1 5c
6
Abseil Groove
16m. Meander up to the groove and saunter up it. Used as a descent by the competent.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
7
Davy Crocket
18m. In the wall right of Abseil Groove, is a another rough crack line. Gain this from the right and climb it to a steepening...
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a