The Right Wing - Wombat Wall

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Lots of sun!
15 mins
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A fantastic section of the Right Wing that has a host of challenging extreme pitches. The rock is excellent apart from the first few metres which require care. The wall is sunny although it can catch the wind.

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1
Wind and Wuthering
A great direct variation on Crossbones. Start on the raised ledges to the right of the big hanging corner, climb to a flake...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 5c
2
Monkey's Uncle
Climb to the left-trending ramp. Ascend it to a point where a move right can be made to gain and climb a thin crack. Where this...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 6a
3
Crossbones Top 50
Great climbing to a fine finish. 1) 5a, 10m. Climb upto a flake then rightwards past two trees to a good belay on a ledge. 2)...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
4
East Wall Route/Crossbones
A fine expedition at a reasonable grade. 1) 5a, 10m. Follow Crossbones pitch 1. 2) 5a, 23m. Traverse precariously leftwards...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
HVS 5a
5
Thin Lizzy
Good climbing with a hard finish typical of the pitches on this wall. Climb via a thin crack to the Crossbones belay ledge....
 
1 Stars
E5 6b
6
Articulated Loris
An eliminate with a hard finish. Climb loose flakes to a peg, move leftwards to an easing. Go up right to join and follow...
 
1 Stars
Loose
E5 6a
7
Slender Loris
A superb route. Follow Wombat steeply into the corner then break left across the slab and climb up to an old bolt. Step left to...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
8
Doubting Thomas
A fine and pumpy crack high on the wall is the highlight of this great pitch. Follow Slender Loris to the old bolt then climb...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E5 6b
9
The Annihilation Mix
A harder take on Wombat. Start as for Wombat and continue up the corner before moving right at its top to join Wombat again....
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E3 6b
10
Wombat Top 50
As good an E2 as you will find anywhere with a hard start and a 'go for it' finish. Climb steeply up into the corner (hard) and...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5c
11
Regatta de Blanc
Start up Wombat and traverse out right and then up to below an overhang. Traverse back left under the overhang and climb the...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
12
Clapperclaw
Make very hard moves over the low overhang and ascend the wall above to a thin horizontal break. Follow the break left and at a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E4 6c
13
Kirkby Wall
A wandering line but with good climbing. Start at the right-hand end of the long low roof below a pillar. 1) 5b, 12m. Make a...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
14
Cathay Pacific
FA. Jerry Peel, Pete Gomersall 1982
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a 1)
15
Junkyard Angel Top 50
An excellent direct pitch. Follow Kirkby Wall to the roof and pull directly over it. Climb the wall above finishing slightly...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS 5b
16
The Kylin
FA. Brian Evans, Eileen Evans, Lionel Howarth 7.1961
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
HVS 5b 1)
17
Y.A.B.O
Climb the wall leftwards to the vegetated ledge. Move up into the runnel of Limpet and climb the wall on its left to finish.
 E4 6b
18
Limpet
FA. Ron Fawcett, Paul Trower 1972
 E2 5c 1)
19
The Cavern
FA. Tony Barley, Chas Hurd 28.8.1966
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a 1)
20
Friday the 13th
A fine micro-route. Gain a small groove and traverse left past a crack to another. Climb it to a ledge and finish up the wall...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E3 6a
21
Daytona
Climb into the groove and then pull straight up the wall above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5b
22
Pikedaw Wall Top 50
A splendid little route. Move up steeply to a niche and pull out to good holds. Move up and left to a tree and finish direct.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
HVS 5a
23
Vertical Crack
The thin crack in the wall gives a testing few moves.
 
Technical
Crimpy
E2 5c
24
Overhanging Crack
The brutal crack and easy chimney.
 
Strong
HVS 5b
25
Just Another Very Severe (Hard)
Follow the wall and the arete just left of Olaf's corner. From the vegetated ledge climb a clean wall to finish.
 E3 5c
26
Olaf
Climb the awkward corner and finish up the crack of Clubfoot.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
27
Canute
Climb the arete past a thread and finish via a roof and crack.
 E1 5c
28
Butterfingers
The wall bisecting Clubfoot.
 
Fluttery
E2 5c
29
Clubfoot Top 50
An excellent pitch at the grade. Climb the right-hand crack then make a delicate traverse left along the sloping ledge to gain...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
VS 4c
30
Swingover
Another quality route. Climb the groove then swing right onto a good hold on the rib to the right. Climb the rib to a ledge...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
VS 5a
31
Frivolous
The flake and easier wall above the grassy ledge.
 VS 5a
32
Lightning Crack
The curving crack and wall above the grassy ledge.
 VS 5a
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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

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

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

    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

    Straightened
    "Found this definately harder than baboo. The start moves and subsequent laybacki..." 30/Mar

    Baboo-Baboo
    "8a in the Yorkshire guide, 8a on UKC, 8a at the crag. A soft one IMHO, but 8a. A..." 25/Mar

    Gravity
    "A good lower wall. The upper section is terrifying in that it feels so incredibl..." 02/Sep

    Obsession
    "Ermmm, might truly deserve 7c now. I pulled off the finishing undercut jug yeste..." 30/Aug top50

    Bad Brain
    "I have removed the jammed wire next to the peg. It had gone rusty and its medium..." 21/Jul

    Seventh Toad
    "scratch my gibberish above, I was confusing this with Last Toad, sorry." 03/Jun

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