Wrinkled Wall Area

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A small collection of short but interesting buttresses with the projecting fin of Wrinkled Wall being the most significant piece of rock here. The grassy base to much of the cliff lends a pleasant air to the area.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Que? Slab Direct
6m. The centre of the slab is mild and pleasant.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
D
2
K Buttress Slab
8m. Climb the edge of the slab, trending right throughout.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
D
3
K Buttress Crack
6m. The deep slanting cleft - the perfect antidote to the climbing wall - leads to a taxing exit. You will love (or maybe hate)...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Graunchy
S 4a
4
Wrong Hand Route
10m. The leaning crack has a useful pocket and is well named. A technical gem that is not E3 despite what some think!
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 5c
5
Skarlati
10m. Scramble on to the ledge on the arete from the right then commit to the rounded bulges, trending leftwards.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5b
6
Fern Chimney
8m. The ferny chimney leads to an interesting exit.
1 user comment
 D
7
Bracken Crack
8m. Climb the left-slanting crack, moving right at the final bulge.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
8
The Bookend
The jutting 'bookend' is climbed on its narrow face. It is V6 if done on its right-hand side.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V4 6B
9
Down to Earth
8m. The elegant arete of the biggest boulder is tricky though the landing is fairly soft and there are runners if you need...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E3 6a
10
Deb
6m. The square-cut arete of the boulder is a two-move wonder.
7 user comments
 
Fluttery
HVS 5a
11
Wee Lassie
8m. Tackle the left side of the face on spaced jugs.
 
Reachy
Strong
VS 5a
12
Special K
8m. The short left-hand crack in the side wall passing the blank section using a fortuitous good jug.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVS 5b
13
Dead Mouse Crack
8m. The steep, left-slanting central crack in the front face feels pushy and is rather exposed.
2 user comments
 HS 4c
14
Hanging Crack
6m. The right-hand crack is approached steeply from the right.
2 user comments
 S 4a
15
Bamboozer
12m. The wide crack on the left-hand edge of the buttress is climbed until it is possible to swing right to access the hard...
 
Technical
E2 6a
16
Jasmin
12m. A fine route up the centre of the north-facing wall, starting at the notch. The climbing is tough, the holds are generally...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E7 6b
17
Access Account
12m. Hard moves past the overhang on the right-hand side of the face gain the break, then step right to climb the arete on its...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
18
Wrinkled Wall
14m. From a short crack/slot climb diagonally left along the break to reach the easier but well-positioned arete by a tricky...
15 user comments
 
3 Stars
Rounded
VS 4c
19
Old and Wrinkled
12m. Start as for Wrinkled Wall, but climb the face just to the left of centre and keeping to the right of the arete. Delicate.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 5a
20
The Crease
12m. Precarious climbing, on sloping holds, up the right-hand side of the wall, starting up the short crack/slot and then...
22 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5a
21
Sinuous Crack
10m. The strangely-named straight crack on the right-hand side of the face has a useful chockstone just below the top.
3 user comments
 VD
  • Latest Comments

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    Neb Buttress
    "On second found the route very entertaining but strenuous to finish." 18/Jun

    Private Practice
    "This is perhaps closer to E1 5b than the HVS 5b it gets in the guidebooks" 05/Sep

    Bum Deal
    "stiff pull over the bulge , well protected with small cams , make good use of th..." 30/Jul

    Astronaut's Wall
    "I reckon HVS 5A is fair, but the moves are intimidating because you can't see wh..." 11/Apr

    Trango 2
    "Excellent micro route - crux at top and nasty landing" 22/Mar

    Adjacent Slab
    "Best reason for the evasion start is that the slab above while balancy is VD at ..." 31/Aug

    Bamford Rib
    "shorties beware the bomber gear is a long reach away away, i couldn't reach it ..." 28/Aug

    Parliament
    "This would be hard for E1." 09/Jul

    Reach
    "But where does it go? And why?" 25/Jun

    Oracle
    "Ropes a right mess on this one but never felt bold to me. Odd route but good fun..." 23/Jun

    Reach
    "Totally disagree with Jon. With some discipline, you can ignore Bamford Wall and..." 16/Jun

    Astronaut's Wall
    "Very good route, but not HVS 5a in my book. Committing moves over the first bulg..." 01/Jun

    Reach
    "I slagged this route off on UKC before I'd done it, because I could see from the..." 15/May

    Brown's Crack
    "Very tempting to absolutely lace the crack - excellent gear all the way and a ve..." 11/May

    Deb
    "Called Crunchy Nuts in the BMC guide. Nice little route but agree with prev comm..." 01/Nov

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