Unknown Wall

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Lots of sun!
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3 mins

The left side of the area is a huge mass of variable-quality rock (the Unknown Wall) up which some big multi-pitch classics wend their way. In contrast, the right-hand side of the area (the Unknown Buttress) is divided into two walls by a huge ramp, and has consistently excellent rock and some superb single-pitch wall and crack-climbs. Guidebook page 48.

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1
Desecrator
Tucked away high above the traffic on the extreme left of the Unknown Wall is this exciting and very exposed pitch. Approach...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
2
The Blik
A stern test of both mind and strength on one of Avon's most impressive walls. Start about 45m up the path from the base of the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5b
3
Unknown Wall Top 50
A shy gem of a climb that builds to a dramatic climax in its upper reaches. The first pitch is vegetated but the holds are...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 4c
4
Amanita Muscarina
Remarkably varied, exposed and sustained climbing from start to finish sets this route firmly in the mold of "modern classic"....
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
5
Yellow Edge Top 50
A steep and exciting journey up the very centre of the wall - a Gorge classic. Start 20m left of the huge corner at a...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
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    Yellow Edge
    "An exercise in head-climbing. Never very hard technically, but the height & ..." 10/Sep top50

    M1
    "unless it has changed - and i've done it three times in the last twenty five yea..." 14/Apr top50

    Nightmare
    "route is tricky and the last section this not very good protection. still worth ..." 17/Feb top50

    Mirage
    "Did this straight after Arms Race, but even so, the crux felt HARD. You get a se..." 03/Nov top50

    New Horizons
    "The second pitch is probably more 5b than 5c." 13/Oct

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