Carnage Area

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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill
12 mins
Sheltered
Restricted Access

No climbing Feb to Jul - most years


To the right of the main bowl of the Cove is a tall section of rock where Carnage and its variants are situated. At first appearance the lower pitches look slightly scrappy but the more popular ones tend to be on good stable rock. Higher up the rock and positions are superb. Guidebook page 298.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Carnage
A fine historical landmark with a superb top pitch. A point of aid is usually needed on the second pitch to make the route more...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
2
Chasing the Dragon
A superb trad route which is a bit neglected these days.1) 6b Climb the crack to the bulge (peg on the left). Move...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
E5 6b
3
Mulatto Wall
An excellent and popular route. Start just left of a dead tree.1) 5c, 19m. Climb the wall leftwards to a vague grassy...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
4
El Coronel
A neglected classic with two fine and sustained pitches. High in the grade. Start at the healthy tree just right of the dead...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6b
5
Bad Brain
A wandering line but with some good climbing. Start as for El Coronel at the healthy tree.1) 6a, 17m. Follow El Coronel to...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E4 6a
6
Carnage Left-hand
A magnificent route for the grade taking in some impressive positions. Start up right below a large hanging corner.1) 5b,...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
E1 5b
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    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

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