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Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill
10 mins

Before the main cliffs start at Wallsend, there are a couple of isolated walls. Although very limited in height, the climbs are on good compact rock and offer very fingery and technical climbing. The small buttresses are sheltered and dry very quickly. Guidebook page 137.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Left Little Slapper
A direct line up the front face of the black-streaked arete.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
Technical
Strong
7b+
2
Right Little Slapper
The right-hand variation.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
Technical
7a+
3
Short Slutty Slab
The short slab right of Right Little Slapper. One tricky move that may be easier for the short.
 
Technical
6b
4
The Black Vegetable
Climb the arete of the corner crack right of Short Slutty Slab. One for all fans of Black Adder.
 5+
5
The Dogging Spot
The short, but technical wall.
 
Technical
6c
6
Pearl Necklace
Delicately climb the wall on the left side of the arete.
 
Technical
6b
7
Passing Bi
The flowstone wall before you walk around to They Walked in Line has some funky holds.
 
Technical
6a+
8
They Walked in Line
Directly up the wall. Lower off the last bolt.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b
9
So Hardcore
Utterly heinous and painful moves up the blank wall.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7c
10
Faith,Hop and Charity
Take the left-hand line on the flowstone sheet.
 6a
11
Short 'n' Sexy
 6a
  • Latest Comments

    For WALLSEND NORTH

    Poop Scoop
    "There is a large loose block just above and left of the first bolt, beware!!" 09/Sep

    The Right Mix
    "Probably climbed this more times than any other route in Wallsend, never get bor..." 27/Jun

    They Walked in Line
    "Quality climbing, fierce but fun. Best done on a thick skin day." 03/Jun

    Eight-Bar Blues
    "I'm not sure how it could possibly be easier for the short, though I didn't thin..." 31/Jul

    Cosa Nostra
    "Seems to have reverted back to its previous dirty condition. The upper flake/cra..." 05/Jul

    Sweet Smell of Success
    "paul you should also do 'Fun factory' on the back cliff at battleship! very good..." 19/Jun top50

    Sweet Smell of Success
    "You are right Andy, definitely a contender for best at grade :) Try 'Stone Cold..." 15/Jun top50

    Topsy Turvy Land
    "Now re-bolted." 20/Jun

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