Travesties

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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 intense and the area is usually pretty quiet - if High Neb is busy consider wandering over here.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Birthday Buttress
Hand-traverse out to the arete, climb to the ledge, then sneak around the left-hand end of the capping roof - spooky!
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
2
Going Grey
A more direct version of Birthday Buttress.
 HVS
3
21 Today
The right arete of the buttress has a tricky start and finish. The sit-down start is a quality f7A.
 
Technical
HVS
4
Angel in the Stars
The side-wall is hard for the short.
 
Technical
E1
5
Life Begins at 40
The next buttress, right of a big holly, is climbed rightwards.
 HVS
6
Little Things
The tiny hanging roof crack. The grade is traditional and silly!
 
Technical
VS
7
The Long and the Short
Boulder up the wall to a ledge and finish on the right.
 
Technical
VS
8
Erica Micra
A micro-line just right of an easy flake.
 S
9
Lamia Antics
Another short wall just left of a flake-crack.
 HVS
10
Heather Crack
The pleasant, short-lived and long de-heathered crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD
11
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
Technical
E4
12
Travesties
Good moves lead into and up the shallow left-slanting groove in the centre of the wall.
16 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS
13
Timothy Twinkletoes
Sketchy moves up the left-hand side of the face.
 
Technical
E2
14
Pig's Ear
Worthwhile, technical and tough on the tips. Use a series of tiny edges to sketch up the line just right of centre. f6A+ above...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1
15
Deep Chimney
The wide rift has tricky moves to pass the overhang.
 
Graunchy
VD
16
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
E3
17
An Embarrasment of Riches
A direct start to Crew Pegs Diffs. E3 at least if you continue.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
f6B+
18
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
Technical
E4
19
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
20
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
E1
21
Pure Gossip
The right-hand side of the face on shelving green holds.
1 user comment
 HS
  • Latest Comments

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    Flesh and Blood
    "It has a tough finish too..." 21/Jul

    Where did my Tan Go?
    "The natural line is start on the arete, move left at the break to climb the wall..." 17/Jul

    Warm September
    "Changed from HVS 5a to VS 4c, 50% of 2 votes for VS" 18/Jun

    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

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