Bulging Wall

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Trad
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill
12 mins
Abseil
Tidal

Set back slightly from Chair Ladder's other faces, the bulging wall is a high and well featured section of rock that has some excellent routes spread across it. Guidebook page 258.

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1
Kittiwake
The first pitch is a fine outing. Start at the bottom of the slab, 6m left of the base of Pegasus' corner..1) 5a, 30m....
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
2
Seal Slab
The meat of this climb is crack-climbing and only the start of the route lives up to its name. Start 6m left of the base of...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
3
Pegasus
The enduring classic of the western end of Chair Ladder provides a long and diverse expedition. Start at a corner-crack in the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
4
West Face Direct
A series of short and intense pitches which provide some excellent sport. Start at a thin crack-line just right of the corner...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2 5c
5
Rake's Progress
A long line that has a very traditional feel to it, and is a little dirty in places. Start at the toe of the ramp at the end of...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VD
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    Excelsior
    "Filthy when I did this in Easter." 29/Oct

    Diocese
    "Its the first pitch that takes some working out! Especially if the sea's a bit '..." 10/Sep

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    "The final pitch description "to the top of the cliff" isn;t quite righ..." 04/Sep top50

    West Face Direct
    "First pitch is tough and the second no push over." 05/Mar

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