Alison Rib Area

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Afternoon sun
Downhill
10 mins

The first section of the Main Cliff is home to a handful of very popular climbs in the lower grades. The rock is off-vertical but at times the gear is a little spaced. Guidebook page 210.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Big Top
An easily-missed pitch that is well worth seeking out. Start at a crack on the front of the buttress just right of some...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VD
2
Oread Top 50
Technical climbing up a broad rib that is furnished with good but spaced protection. Start at the base of a low-angled rib just...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
HVD
3
In-Between
An excellent line with plenty of good moves. Start at the base of the open corner 4m left of Alison Rib.33m. Bridge up the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VD
4
Kate
Intimidating, but in practice a steady and rewarding pitch that provides a good alternative start to Alision Rib. Start just to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VD
5
Alison Rib
The often-occupied low-angled arete of exquisite granite is the best introduction to the easier routes at Bosigran. Start at...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
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  • Latest Comments

    For BOSIGRAN

    Desolation Row
    "Protection feels 'reasonable' rather than outstanding and there are a lot of com..." 22/Apr top50

    Desolation Row
    "Outstanding and steady climbing, reasonably protected with small cams etc but t..." 19/Jul top50

    Zig Zag
    "Very fine route, with lovely moves up the steep section. I think pitch 2 should ..." 10/Sep top50

    Autumn Flakes
    "Finally, we reckoned the pitch grades were 4a, 4b, 4a." 04/Sep

    Bow Wall
    "Fantastic route and having done it many times now I am confident that 'the move'..." 24/Jul top50

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