The Terrace

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The Obsession wall may have some really exposed routes but nothing compares to the exposure found on the Terrace, and what's more, there are even some at relatively friendly grades.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Letterbox Wall
The wall passing a tree.
 VS 4c
2
The Thin Crack
A bouldery little problem.
 
Technical
Strong
E1 6a
3
Terrace Crack
The steep crack past a tree at mid-height.
 
Technical
Strong
HVS 5c
4
Problem Wall
Make a hard sequence onto the wall right of Terrace Crack and go out right to finish up a small corner.
 
Technical
Strong
E2 6a
5
Cove Crack
The desperate roof-crack and its continuation.
 
Strong
E3 6a
6
Good Crack
The overhang moving left to finish as for Cove Crack.
 
Technical
Strong
E4 6c
7
Ivy Corner
The corner lives up to its name - vegetated.
 VS 4b
8
Terrace Stairway
The left-trending vegetated line past a large tree.
 D
9
Grandfather Clock
Move right below the overhang midway up Terrace Stairway and finish up the groove above.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
10
Butch Cassidy
Start below a short corner. Gain it from the left then reach up left and climb a flake and wall to a break and short crack.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
E4 6b
11
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
A tight line that makes use of a dubious flake at mid-height to breach the bulges right of Butch Cassidy.
 
Strong
Loose
E5 6b
12
Black Dyke
Gain the groove and climb it to the roof, move left to clear the roof and finish more easily. Finishing direct over the roof is...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
E3 5c
13
Terrace Wall Direct
Make a bouldery pull through the roof and then follow a groove and short wall to finish.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 6a
14
Terrace Wall
A popular climb. Make hard moves up to a groove and follow it leftwards to the top. Wild exposure.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
VS 5a
15
Wild West Hero
A wild pitch. Pull up as for Terrace Wall and move right before attacking the wall above to gain an elusive jug. Move left...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6b
16
Sundance Wall
Space-walking positions. Move out right on the narrow ledge and climb to the first horizontal break. Continue up the thin...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5c
17
Swift Attack
Climb Sundance Wall before moving right to a short groove. Climb the wall rightwards using a flake crack to better holds and...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
18
Static Contrasts
Gain the shallow leaning corner and then climb the bulge and thin crack to join Swift Attack. Finish up the wall on the left.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6b
19
Stone Tent
Move up and into the left-hand corner/groove and climb it - strenuous - and the easier crack above.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
20
Macabre
An old wandering line. There is a loose first pitch starting from down near Carnage. Only the second pitch is marked here and...
 E1 5a
21
Ripsnorter
From just to the right of the tree, climb the wall to mid-height. Move up left to a break and then finish leftwards via a...
 E2 5b
22
Dangerous Acquaintances
Climb to join the ramp of Midnight Cowboy and move up it to a thin crack. Traverse right and then up left into a square-cut...
 
Fluttery
E6 6b
23
Midnight Cowboy Top 50
A magnificently-positioned pitch way above everything! Climb the steep wall to good wires and a tricky move onto the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
24
New Dawn Fades
From the break above the start of Midnight Cowboy, move right to gain and follow an open groove to a thread at a small corner....
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
25
Motomoron
Climb to a break and then the corner/groove above to where it bulges. Move left and up steeply to gain a horizontal break,...
 
Technical
E3 6b
26
Motomoron Direct
Follow Motomoron to the top of the corner/groove and then climb steeply rightwards and up to join Motomoron. Climb the wall on...
 
Technical
E4 6b
27
Limehill
A pitch for those who are comfortable with an enormous amount of exposure. Climb to the horizontal break, as for Motomoron, and...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
28
Sitting Ducks
After a rattly initial pitch the second leaves the cave and pulls on to the exposed headwall of The Terrace. 1) 5c, 25m. Climb...
 E5 6a
29
Amber Nectar
Climb a corner/groove to join Sitting Ducks and follow it to its good slot. Go right to an open groove and take this to a...
 
2 Stars
E6 6b
30
Greystoke
From the tree of Sitting Ducks pull over the roof - peg- and climb the wall past horizontal breaks to the top.
 
2 Stars
E6 6c
31
Pumpwater Meets The Hulk
A superb crossing of the Carnage Wall and The Terrace with ever increasing exposure. Start as for Wind and Wuthering. 1) 5b,...
 
3 Stars
E5 6b
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    Slender Loris
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    Junkyard Angel
    "Nice route but not as good as Crossbones/East Route combo I reckon." 14/May top50

    Slender Loris
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    The New Age Traveller
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    Carnage
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    Sychophants
    "Fierce middle section, felt high in the grade to me." 22/Mar

    Hands of Time
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    Predator
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    Carnage
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    Swingover
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    Doubting Thomas
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    Just Not in Lust
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    Carnage Left-hand
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    Space Race
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    Straightened
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    Baboo-Baboo
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    Gravity
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    Obsession
    "Ermmm, might truly deserve 7c now. I pulled off the finishing undercut jug yeste..." 30/Aug top50

    Bad Brain
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