Memories Zawn Area

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Sport
Afternoon sun
5 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

The northern-most section of White Hole is very atmospheric, consisting of a complex series of zawns and aretes rising from a cauldron of sea-washed boulders.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Second Attention
A short groove above the big ledge in the seaward face.
 6c+
2
Crossing the Boundaries of Affection
S2. This little gem weaves around the arete of the through zawn and is well worth the approach.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
3
Kinaesthesia
S2. The best route in the zawn. Swing right on a hand-ledge and climb the blank wall above. Delicate footwork and powerful...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
4
Intricacies of Dreaming
A striking line blasting up the stunning crack-line in the centre of the wall. A hard start may foil many onsights.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
5
Memories
S3. An attractive diagonal crack in the left wall of the narrow section of the zawn. It is possible to bridge at times.
 
1 Stars
6a+
6
Hung, Swung and Zawned Out
6a+, S1. Move up left from the belay and follow a strenuous horizontal break leftwards, into the zawn, for 10m. Overcome a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
7
Paraphilias
7a, S2. Start as for Hung, Swung and Zawned Out, then climb directly up to the arete. Follow this on its left-hand side.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E5 6a
8
Aphasia
6b+, S3. From the ledge, go leftwards and up to another ledge beneath a right-facing groove. Follow this to the top.
 E3 5b
9
The Drill Sergeant
S2. Swing up left from the belay to climb the left-hand side of the arete. Finish up an absorbing technical crack.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
10
Until the End of Man
S2. A stunning climb up the outer arete of the zawn on the edge of everything.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
11
Karate Kid
A pleasant corner split by a couple of ledges.
 6a+
12
Bar, Bar, Black Sheep
An intriguing crux in the roof involving a bomber knee-bar.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
13
Excalibur's Edge
An unusual and photogenic route up the right-hand side of the steep arete, starting up a free-standing sword of rock in the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
  • Latest Comments

    For WHITE HOLE

    Mirthmaid
    "Is the lower band of rock here dry very often any time of the year? Yet to find..." 24/Jul

    Staple Diet
    "Great route! Broke a hold yesterday, but there is still enough of it left to ..." 15/Oct

    The Cruel Sea
    "Only one awkward move." 09/Oct

    Balance of Power
    "Oh, yes they have... Gav Symonds - solo!" 04/Jul

    Balance of Power
    "As far as I'm aware - no." 07/Nov

    Balance of Power
    "Has anyone repeated?" 06/Nov

    Chalk-hill Blue
    "This route has a lot of great moves packed in one after another. It took a lot o..." 06/Sep

    Funnel Web
    "I echo Toms comments." 18/Jul

    Dead in Europe
    "Climbing the grey wall direct (rather than moving left to the layback flake) is ..." 20/Aug

    Dead in Europe
    "Scalped a whole load of us this weekend, Consensus say 7b." 20/Aug

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