Raindogs Area

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Sport
Lots of sun!
10 mins
Level
Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

This fine all-weather gym gives osme of the best hard routes around. Immaculate rock and intense moves result in classic powerful test-pieces. Some are becoming over-climbed and hence getting even harder.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
G.B.H. Top 50
22m. An excellent direct version of Zoolook breaking out left above the flake and then soaring upwards to rejoin Zoolook at its...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a+
2
Zoolook Top 50
22m. A famous and magnificent climb which starts below the chunky flake. Gaining the flake is tricky but the sustained upper...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a
3
Well Dunne Finish
10m. The overhang above the belay of Zoolook requires some powerful moves and is a super sustained effort when combined with...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
8b
4
Predator
22m. A major line starting to the right of the big flake of Zoolook. It consists of some very hard moves interspersed with...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b
5
Cry Freedom
25m. A historically significant classic of great difficulty. The climbing is extremely sustained and technical with only the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b+
6
Mid Ledge Spread
12m. The first of the shorter power routes on this section of the crag. Difficult moves through the bulge gains a reasonable...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8a+
7
The Maximum
12m. A powerful problem using the pinch to get the undercut. The wall above is easier but don't relax before the finish.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
7c+
8
Austrian Oak
12m. Hard climbing on side-pulls and undercuts which is just too hard for the old grade of 8a+.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b
9
Magnetic Fields
12m. Another power test with hard moves past the small overlap where a cunning use of feet can prove useful for some.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8b
10
Overnite Sensation Top 50
12m. A hard start gains the right-hand side of the Magnetic Fields overlap.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a+
11
Energy Vampire
12m. A bouldery start with sustained climbing above.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
8a+
12
Connect 4
12m. A four-bolt route which is probably only 7b to the third bolt and a mini-rest. Then it gets tough! Very bouldery.
9 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
8a
13
Raindogs Top 50
12m. A famous 8a which is becoming very polished. Sustained climbing with a draining move to the belay. Only tick this if you...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
8a
14
Rainshadow
25m. The stunning continuation of Raindogs. Don't grab the chain at the lower-off of Raindogs.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
9a
15
Chiselling the Dragon
12m. A fine but frustrating climb up past the left-hand side of the prominent undercut.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
7c
16
Seventh Aardvark
12m. At last something a bit easier! The wall past the right-hand side of the undercut.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
17
Bat Route
30m. An amazing route which breaches the massive bulge above the Catwalk. Continue past the belay of Seventh Aardvark until you...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
8b+
18
Rated PG
12m. Start down on left of the lump on Consenting Adults. Climb the wall past a flake then head up for the 4th bolt on...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7a+
19
Consenting Adults Top 50
12m. A popular route past the protruding lump. If you push on past two extra bolts above the lower-off, then you've done...
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
20
Victor Hugo
25m. A mega pitch pushing on up steep ground above Thriller.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b
21
Personal Services
12m. Direct from the start of Consenting. Spaced bolts.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
7b
22
Free and Even Easier
12m. Another popular and fingery training route with countless variations.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
23
Bongo Fury
12m. A stiff pitch at the top of the grade. A technical and fingery start gains better holds before more fingery stuff prior to...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7b
  • Latest Comments

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    Twisted
    "My video of this is on my youtube page, type in Ted Twisted 8a and it will come ..." 18/Oct

    Slender Loris
    "Was my first E3 (sic) - sandbagged by mates who recommended it knowing it was to..." 23/Sep top50

    Junkyard Angel
    "Nice route but not as good as Crossbones/East Route combo I reckon." 14/May top50

    Slender Loris
    "outstanding route!!!" 12/May top50

    The New Age Traveller
    "Felt a bit easier than L'Ob Session and much easier than Baboo" 14/Jun

    Carnage
    "P1 covered in crud, don't do it. If you do do it, the traverse back left should..." 01/Jun

    Sychophants
    "Fierce middle section, felt high in the grade to me." 22/Mar

    Hands of Time
    "Good route - starting the steeper 2nd half leading up to the Space Race kneebar ..." 24/Oct

    Predator
    "Awesome route, lots of moves (i did around 70) and a complex crux. Route has its..." 19/Oct

    Carnage
    "2 very contrasting pitches, my partner took the 1st pitch up the crack and took ..." 28/Sep

    Swingover
    "The top wall felt really tough and sustained for VS to me. In comparison the cr..." 15/Jul

    Doubting Thomas
    "I have removed both the jammed wires today its no longer a clip up!" 10/Jul

    Midnight Cowboy
    "Very substantial for the size - bold bits, delicate bits, steep bits, and expose..." 03/Jun top50

    Just Not in Lust
    "Underated route which is well worth two stars. Very technical sequency crux with..." 24/May

    Carnage Left-hand
    "p1: Description does not quite match what we found. There are several trees/sapl..." 04/May

    Space Race
    "awsome route. as andy says, technical but sharp first third to a powerful middle..." 22/Apr

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