Manhattan Skyline Area

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Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and Down
15 mins
Tidal

The continuation wall running right from the Grip ?89 Area has a number of strong lines on good rock. The area has suffered the loss of one route due to rockfall. Guidebook page 173.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
From a Buick Eight
Immaculate rock and climbing, taking the undercut arete and then the right-hand side of the sharp upper arete.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
2
New York Dolls
Exciting, clean and open climbing up the lovely grey groove which gets harder towards the top. High in the grade.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
3
The Devil's Work
The recessed flake-line in the corner is dirty.
2 user comments
 6b+
4
Marshalling Amps
An impressive pitch up the finger-crack and wall. Split at half-height by a resting ledge, but still high in the grade.
 
1 Stars
7b
5
Broadway
25m. The big crack gives an unpopular trad route. Three threads mark the line.
 
Pumpy
E3 5c
6
Manhattan Skyline
25m. The fine undercut arete. Start up the wall and thin crack right of the arete then move onto the arete.
 
2 Stars
6c
7
Skyscraper
A sustained route following the crisp grey wall.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a
8
H'electric Boogaloo
Start in a cave and climb out along the left wall. Pull around into a crack and follow this into a scoop. The groove above...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b
9
The Bronx
Climb up leftwards to a good ledge. The arete above gives the main interest of the route.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c+
10
California Dreams
A low and reachy crux. The first bolt is at 4m on the right.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
6b+
11
American Beauty
25m. The big full-height arete is a fantastic line. Climb it mainly on its right-hand side. Great moves and still a touch...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
6c
  • 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

    L'Odyssee Noire
    "The start is very hard - I thought about V3 - and the bulge higher up involves a..." 22/Jun

    American Beauty
    "American Beauty has certainly had a face lift.. 3 bolts missing along with the r..." 16/May

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