Grip '89 Area

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Sport
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Up and Down
Tidal

This excellent area is easy to reach and has some great rock. Sadly the central section fell down in the winter of 2000/01. It contained several routes including Grip ?89, the route this sector took its name from.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Seat of Learning
Super technical and powerful climbing up a surprisingly difficult scoop on small layaways. Follow Font of Knowledge for the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c
2
The Font of Knowledge
A big line direct up the impending face with some tough moves at the top.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
3
Biscuits for Smut
An attractive hanging groove which requires some thought and is difficult to flash.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
4
Reactor Meltdown
Start up Biscuits for Smut, via its conglomerate, then move right to a hidden flake. Follow the arete above on its left-hand...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
7b+
5
Grip '89 (Audi 80 vs the Law)
Fallen down. The central crack once gave a superb pitch.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
6c+
6
Guardian Angel
Superb face work with a complex blind crack in the headwall. Pass the third bolt directly for the 7b+ grade.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
7
Brooklyn Bimbo
The lower half packs it in on amazing flowstone while the upper arete is exhilarating. It is slightly spoilt by a mid-height...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
  • Latest Comments

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    Darkest Before Dawn
    "Thoroughly enjoyed this. Basically a V4 followed by a pleasant 6b." 01/Jul

    Biscuits for Smut
    "Hard for the grade, moving through the roof after the groove is very difficult -..." 28/May

    Tennessee
    "This route is fantastic, as good as (if not better) than Dominatrix at Kilnsey, ..." 26/Jun

    Full Fathom Five
    "Agree with all the comments, brittle 6c plus lower wall, then 15 feet of good mo..." 28/Sep

    California Dreams
    "Awful route now missing its first bolt as well. I wish I had read these comments..." 14/Sep

    Time Bomb
    "i dont agree did this today and thought it was a solid 7a with the lower moves b..." 27/Jun

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