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The right-hand side of the Main Wall has a number of long, hard routes that typify the best of what the Avon Gorge has to offer on its quarried walls. Guidebook page 58.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Pink Ginsane Top 50
A very exposed and runout pitch that takes on the blank central section of the pink wall, high on the left side of the face....
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
2
Think Pink
The central line of weakness in the suspended white and pink wall is brilliant. Start via a scramble to a good ledge directly...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 6a
3
Krapp's Last Tape
An Avon rite of passage. Good climbing with a bold feel, although the gear improves as height is gained. Start at a peg and nut...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5b
4
Main Wall Eliminate
An intimidating pitch featuring both delicate and strenuous climbing. Start at the peg and nut belay of Krapp's Last...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
5
Malbogies Top 50
Main Wall's most famous line is a fine climb that follows a subtle left-to-right line of weakness through an intimidating...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 5a
6
Central Wall
A high-quality climb on very good rock, with a lot of fixed protection. Start on a grassy ledge at the base of the line. Photo...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
7
The Preter
An airy voyage taking in some of the Main Wall's best positions. The climbing is very sustained and some of it serious....
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
Loose
E2 5b
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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

    Great Central Route
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