Travesties

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Afternoon sun
18 mins
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A pair walls of split by a deep chimney. The similarity between the two facets, especially the lines of Travesties and The Knutter is quite striking. The routes are short but quite intense and the area is usually pretty quiet - if High Neb is busy consider drifting left!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Little Things
The tiny hanging roof crack. The grade is traditional and silly!
 
Reachy
Technical
VS
2
The Long and the Short
Boulder up the wall to a ledge and finish on the right.
 
Technical
VS
3
Erica Micra
A micro-line just right of an easy flake.
 S
4
Lamia Antics
Another short wall just left of a flake-crack.
 HVS
5
Heather Crack
The pleasant, short-lived and long de-heathered crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD
6
Flipside
A bit of an eliminate with steady climbing to the break, a harrowing finish and not much in the way of gear. Fortunately escape...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E4 6a
7
Travesties
Good moves leads into and up the shallow left-slanting groove in the centre of the wall.
16 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
8
Timothy Twinkletoes
Sketchy moves up the left-hand side of the face.
 
Technical
E2 6a
9
Pig's Ear
Worthwhile, technical and tough on the tips. Use a series of tiny edges to sketch up the non-line just right of centre.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 6a
10
Deep Chimney
The wide rift has tricky moves to pass the overhang.
 
Graunchy
VD
11
Crew Pegs Diffs
Climb the arete of Deep Chimney then move right to the hanging groove - hard. Improving holds are used to reach a wide break...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 6a
12
An Embarrasment of Riches
A direct start just right is arguably a better way of doing it.
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
13
No More Excuses
The centre of the fine wall gives a fine testing pitch. Difficult moves on poor footholds gain the thin overlap and a long...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E4 6b
14
The Knutter
The blunt central arete of the wall has a thin flake crack running up it. Tricky moves (wires) lead to the beckoning holds,...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
15
Hearsay Crack
Follow the right-slanting crack to its end and then continue up the bulging wall rightwards on green sloping holds. Protection...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5a
16
Pure Gossip
The right-hand side of the face on shelving green holds.
1 user comment
 
Rounded
HS 4b
  • Latest Comments

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    Broken In
    "Could also not fin an 5a move, but the climbing is good." 07/Jun

    Seranata
    "A decent little route with a hard move to start. Quite sustained for its stature..." 21/Oct

    Countess Buttress
    "(soft) VS 4b**. As good as Elis' Eliminate, etc. It may be better with a belay p..." 17/Aug

    Graviton
    "VS 5b would seem about right for me. The first mantel felt the hardest and the s..." 11/Jun

    Love Handles
    "Now that a rather stout chap has made Microbe V3, this is no longer a grade hard..." 06/May

    Cave Buttress Right-hand
    "Really nice route. Really solid protection for the first part of the climb, not ..." 10/Apr

    Headbanger
    "This makes a great, but pretty hard, V3 (E1 6a) if climbed on the not-terrifying..." 10/Oct

    Anniversary Arete
    "First moves are probably 5b, maybe the move on to the top slab too. Borderline ..." 23/Sep

    Impossible Slab
    "If you can put a side runner in for the lower crux can you use the crack for eit..." 02/Sep

    Orang-outang
    "Nice moves with a short crux." 25/Jul

    Impossible Slab
    "This route, if you start left of inaccessible crack, is 'Love of my knife'.It go..." 23/Jul

    Norse Corner Climb
    "Bit of a tricky start (fell on my back after a slip low down!) that leads into a..." 13/Jun

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