Xavier's Wall Area

Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and Down
17 mins
Tidal

A fine wall with a handful of the best lower 6s on the Isle, plus a few steep lines through overhangs. Guidebook page 174.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
September Mourning
A hard fingery start over the overlap leads to open climbing above, finishing up a thin crack in the headwall.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
2
Wharfedale Boyz
The huge leaning wall and roof above the tidal shelf is very sustained and needs good conditions.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
3
Screaming Skulls
A long and sustained pitch with a succession of bouldery moves between jugs in evermore spaced-out situations.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7c
4
Tennessee
A brilliant route direct up the bulging face, starting from the tidal trench.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7c
5
Darkest Before Dawn
A desperate bouldery start stops most attempts. Above is an unusual long layback.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7b
6
Actions Speak Louder
Hard and fingery moves over the roof are followed by great climbing up the wall and rib.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
7
L'Odyssee Noire
Climb the technical wall to an overlap. Pull over and climb the shallow groove above to good holds. Move right to the...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c+
8
Xavier's Wall
Superb climbing. Follow a crack and groove left of an arete. There is a tricky move near the top.
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
9
Coming of Age
The black wall gives a good pitch with an awkward start.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a
10
Underage
The direct line up the black wall has fine climbing throughout and a blind crux move. High in the grade.
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
11
Xavier Zoo
A pleasant route taking a direct line up the wall to finish at a shallow groove.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6a
12
Young at Heart
The right-hand line wanders around a bit.
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
6a+
  • Latest Comments

    For COASTGUARD SOUTH

    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

    Xavier's Wall
    "cool and varied route, pretty 'out there' climbing for the grade, much harder if..." 01/Jun

    Search for comments