The Blurter

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
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The classic devious trip of Blurter is the main attraction of this area but there are a couple of other gems to be found, Overhanging Chimney is a good one for those who think grit VDiffs are a pushover.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Emily May
The short leaning pillar away on the left.
 S 4a
2
Undercoat
The left arete of the pillar and a short wall on the right lead to a ledge. Shuffle round onto the north face and finish up the...
 HS 4b
3
Overcoat
The left-hand pillar and parallel cracks splitting the roof.
4 user comments
 
Technical
HVS 5c
4
Lucy's Slab
The right-hand pillar and tricky scoop in the overhang.
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
5
Stairway Crack
The wide rift past a big chockstone.
 M
6
Jean's Route
The right-hand crack leads to the slab - thread to the left. The slab is green and has a tricky move.
 
Rounded
VS 4c
7
Meddle
Climb the arete on its right-hand side, until level with the base of The Blurter groove. Swing left around the arete and sprint...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
8
Youth Meat
The slab right of the arete and bulge above are taken by this counter-diagonal to The Blurter. Seldom climbed.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E4 6b
9
The Blurter
A fine but devious pitch, care with rope work is required. Climb the chimney to an awkward traverse left under the roof. Gain...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5b
10
Overhanging Chimney
The central chimney is a bit of a struggle. Easy climbing leads to the constricted central portion. This is most easily climbed...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
HVD
11
Wolf Solent
Rounded and bold. Start on the right and teeter leftwards up the slab until just right of the chimney. Pull through the...
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E4 5c
12
Typhoon Direct
Link Wolf Solent with Typhoon by a short taxing sequence.
 
Technical
Rounded
E3 6a
13
Typhoon
The square groove just left of the arete is followed to half-height then step left around the arete and climb a curving crack...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
VS 4c
14
Aries
Start as for Typhoon but continue up the groove to an airy and tricky, bulging exit. There is good gear where it matters.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4b
15
Three Calm Men
The delicate right arete of the buttress. A side runner lowers the grade and the grip-factor by a notch.
 E1 5b
  • 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

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