Memories Zawn Area

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Sport
Sun and Shade
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
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
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
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+
14
The Labyrinth
An exciting route, taking a sweeping diagonal line leftwards from the belay ledge on One Life. Swing left along a handrail to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
15
One Life
S3. The finely-positioned arete can be started from the higher belay ledge on the right.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
16
Faceache
S3. Probably the best route here, giving superb face climbing up the right-hand side of the arete.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
17
The Code Breaker and the French Teacher
Blind climbing up the groove in the centre of the face.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
18
Obscene Gesture (Part 2)
Climb rightwards up the face. Shares the first bolt with The Code Breaker and the French Teacher.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
19
The Skin Trade
S2. Traverse the lower break rightwards then climb the arete. Left of the bolts gives a less-good 6c+.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7a+