Central Wall

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Lots of sun!
Up and Down
20 mins
Abseil

A popular wall of excellent rock that rises above a good ledge set well above the sea. The climbs are steep and well-protected, the majority of the lines following vertical cracks of various sizes. Guidebook page 250.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Ra
The widening corner-crack, split by good ledges, gives a challenging pitch that would not feel out of place on a Grit Edge....
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS 5a
2
Illustrated Man
An enjoyable exercise that follows the thin crack and small corner/groove in the arete right of Ra. Start as for Ra.17m....
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5b
3
Dialectic
An enticing and much-attempted pitch with good gear. Start below an open corner right of Ra.18m. Move up to the crack in...
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
4
Axis
Fine sustained climbing up the left-facing corner-crack in the centre of the wall is preceded by a short, fingery start. Start...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
VS 5a
5
Exodus
Not quite as good as its nearby cousins but still very worthwhile. Start as for Axis.20m. Climb the hard initial wall of...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 5a
6
Fourteen Fathoms
Surprisingly exposed and fingery climbing on the upper wall but with good gear. Low in the grade. Start as for Axis.19m....
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
7
Cruising for a Bruising
A gymnastic outing up the lower half of the wall, with a much easier finish. Start below the long, low roof at the right-hand...
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 5c