Humanoid Area

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Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill
10 mins

An area with lots of vertical lines on some good rock, and a number of real tests of finger stamina. It is often empty when the lines to the left are crowded. Guidebook page 118.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Blood Simple
The scoop and slight groove to the right of Defcon One are gained via steep moves over the low bulge. Good rock.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
7a
2
The Barton Fink
The wall just to the right of the wide black streak, with desperate moves at half-height. Easier for the tall.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
Technical
7b
3
Hipnition
A hard boulder problem start is worth persevering with to access the nice upper groove.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a
4
Master of Ape Science
Like its near neighbours, this line has a bouldery start, but also hard moves on the upper wall.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
7a+
5
A Taste of Honey
The line to the right of Master of Ape Science. A tough sequence for the first couple of clips leads to pleasant 5+ climbing...
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
6
Dripping with Blood
It's all over after the vicious start. Finish up the crack and flowstone.
3 user comments
 
Reachy
Technical
6c+
7
Maud in Memoria
Once again, the hard climbing is short-lived, but worthwhile. Follow edges and flakes to a short corner.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
8
On the Wall
The entertaining, lichen-stained groove is often passed by, but is one of the finest on this section of the cliff.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
9
Trance Dance
The hard-won low crux passing a pocket is very bouldery. Finish up the shallow groove above.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a
10
Art For Art's Sake
Climb Judge Jeffreys for the first two clips, then follow the finger ledge left to the centre of the wall. Climb this direct to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
11
Judge Jeffreys
Connecting the two flakes is a bit of a stopper move. From a small ledge above the flakes finish direct.
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
6c
12
Humanoid
Fun and fingery from the word go, but it is a skin-eater.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
13
One for the Gipper
Don't miss the nicely-technical and balancy moves on this line.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
14
President Elect
A hard start to easier stuff above. High in the grade.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+