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Afternoon sun
25 mins
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A fine secluded slab with some poorly protected lower-grade routes. The area is best visited late on summer evenings when it gets the sun - it tends to be VERY green in winter. Guidebook page 102.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Rack
12m. The wide crack in the groove on the far left. Often green.
 D
2
Another Turn
12m. Delicate and unprotected in its lower section. The steeper upper part has both runners and holds.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4a
3
Steamin'
14m. Start just right of the arete and climb delicately, passing the right-hand edge of a thin overlap. From the ledge, climb a...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
E1 5b
4
The Pinion
16m. Begin as for Steamin' but trend rightwards to a ledge - the corbel. Move right then up to the break, then right and up to...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD
5
The Ariel
16m. Start just left of the overhang and trend diagonally leftwards to join The Pinion on the corbel. Climb to the break and...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
VD
6
The Green Streak
12m. Go directly up the slab just left of the overhang with good delicate moves on spaced pockets. There is some protection!
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
7
Incursion
14m. Climb The Green Streak until a delicate traverse out right gains the hanging slab. The next couple of moves are the crux...
15 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
8
Incursion Direct
12m. Climb the centre of the overhang by pulling rightwards to pockets. Finish up the slab as for the original. A hard move but...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
E1 6a
9
Low Rider
A desperate boulder traverse. Traverse the lip and pull up to the break on slopers.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
V10 7C+
10
High Flyer
12m. From a boulder under the overhanging right arete of the slab, swing leftwards to gain a good hold and a foot ledge down...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4 6a
11
Chip Shop Brawl
12m. From the tip of the block leap on to the hanging arete and power up it. Short-lived but tough, it may leave you well...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
E5 6c
12
Caliban's Cave
12m. The dark narrowing chimney gives awkward back-and-footing to a ledge on the left. Tricky moves are needed to pass the...
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HS 4b
13
The Tempest
12m. Start right of the chimney and climb to a thin pocket then make harder moves up and right. Continue direct by pleasant...
 
Technical
VS 5a
14
Prospero's Climb
12m. Climb the centre of the slab to a ledge then move left to reach and climb the prominent and mild layback flake.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
VD
15
The Crab Crawl
12m. Start below the left-hand edge of a small overlap at 3m. Climb past the overlap then continue up the slab in a direct...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
S 4a
16
Crab Crawl Arete
12m. Start at the right edge of the slab and follow the arete throughout by lovely balance climbing.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
17
The Vice
10m. The leaning widening crack is climbed by strenuous jamming to a gruesome shelving exit where the crack flares. Gritstone...
9 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E1 5b
18
Nursery Crack
6m. The wide crack in the tower in the centre of the bay remains a rarely repeated enigma - it was graded Diff for years.
1 user comment
 
Strong
VS 5b
  • Latest Comments

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    Love Handles
    "Now that a rather stout chap has made Microbe V3, this is no longer a grade hard..." 06/May

    Orang-outang
    "Nice moves with a short crux." 25/Jul

    Surgeon's Saunter
    "Probably the most fun I've had on a route so far this year. It's just a shame th..." 11/Apr

    Richard's Sister
    "The entry into the wide upper crack is a bit awkward." 04/Oct

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "Technically straightforward after a couple of moves off the deck. No way anywhe..." 28/Sep

    Right-hand Tower
    "Monotonous climbing with baggy worn cam placements." 07/Sep

    Slap 'n' Spittle
    "Don't see how this can be E4 6A as that would make it the same grade as Calvery...." 22/Aug

    The Ariel
    "Good warm up and solo" 25/Jun

    Another Turn
    "VS? a joke surely. Yes, it is unprotected, but VD standard climbing. Severe in ..." 13/Jun

    Doctor's Saunter
    "Climbed the start of this yesterday and continued on Doctor's Chimney. Was shock..." 11/May

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "I would say this is potentially undergraded. It feels like 4b with very little ..." 20/Apr

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "Good route. The grading at HS seems fair." 29/Sep

    Right-hand Tower
    "Very enjoyable, but that runout finnish with a rounded top where I was expecting..." 22/Sep

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