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Sun from mid-morning
Up and Down
12 mins

Like its adjoining neighbour this is a fine towering wall of crisp and shelly rock, that provides a wide choice of face climbing classics and some very long pitches. It is one of the first and best west coast crags to receive the sun in the late morning. Guidebook page 84.

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1
Screw the Roses, Send me the Thorns
Sustained wall climbing on a direct line at the lower limit of the grade. Start at the wall just right of an overhang at 4m....
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
2
The Shells, The Shells
Eliminate in style, but worthwhile climbing. Start below a diagonal crack and a bolt between two staples. Climb the lower dirty...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
7a
3
Driven Like the Snow
A Portland gem. Start at a boulder on the path. Climb the lower wall to below a long crack-line. Move up the crack until a line...
9 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b+
4
Return to Roissy
The long crack is a good route. Start at a boulder on the path. Climb the lower wall to below a long flake-crack. Climb the...
15 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b+
5
Last Rose of Summer
Pleasant climbing punctuated by some fairly tough moves. Start below a semi-circular cut-out above the first break. Climb to...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
6
Through the Barricades
Fine climbing with the crux in the final groove giving a sustained section of thin climbing. Low in the grade. Start below a...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
7
Step Away from the Gingga
A good pitch. Climb to the third bolt of Babelicious Redhead then step left and climb the steepening shallow groove on shell...
 
1 Stars
7a
8
Babelicious Redhead
A friendly climb. Start below a cave at 3m, and climb up past it. Follow the steep wall above on crimps and pockets.
12 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6c
9
Chasing the Sun
A worthwhile climb that gives some good wall climbing after a rather dirty initial section.
4 user comments
 
Technical
Crimpy
6c+
10
The Angry Sea
An easier diagonal line linking into Chasing The Sun..
2 user comments
 
Technical
Crimpy
6c
11
The Wrecked Finger
An interesting line that has a section of crack climbing in its upper reaches (this is a bolted section of the trad line...
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
6a+
  • Latest Comments

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    When This Hits the Fan
    "A top route: sustained, great positions, not much friable rock in evidence. Dest..." 18/Aug

    Portland Heights
    "Crux comes at an unexpected point which caught me out for the onsight. Other tha..." 29/Apr top50

    The Wrecked Finger
    "Nice steady start, interesting mid section and very tricky finish. Well named!" 02/Apr

    Dudas sin nombres
    "Decent climb, interesting rock." 05/Feb

    Through the Barricades
    "Done a few of the routes hereabouts and this ranks amongst them as definitely 7a..." 21/Oct

    Last Rose of Summer
    "I think I seconded this on the fa. One of Pete's best imho..." 10/Sep

    That Honeycomb Centre
    "More solid and pumpy that it looks. Really good addition to the sector. 1.5 ..." 03/Sep

    Gaze of the Gorgon
    "The start has been re-cleaned and re-bolted. The second bolt came out with two b..." 07/Dec

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