The North West Face

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Evening sun
Uphill
10 mins
Abseil
Tidal

A little-visited section of the coastline, that requires favourable tides and dry conditions however, when in condition, the cliff provides some fine pitches that have a remote feel about them. The rock is very slippery when wet. Guidebook page 254.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Huntsman
The series of short thin cracks up the wall just right of where the ledge dips down provide a good exercise that eases in its...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
2
Reynard's Revenge
A stout and strenuous pitch for the grade that stays wetter than the other lines hereabouts. Start at a wide crack-system with...
 
Strong
Pumpy
HS 4b
3
Sunshine Cracks
The best line on the North West Face. Start at the appealing crack-line 20m to the left of the edge of the face.26m. Start...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
4
Reveille
A memorable pitch that contains a good variety of moves. The start especially needs good dry conditions. Start 4m left of the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
5
The Curtain Raiser
The thin quartz line in the face to the left of the arete provides the striking line of this route.27m. Step onto the face...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a