The Blurter

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The classic devious trip of The 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 VDs are always a pushover.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Emily May
The short leaning pillar away on the left.
 S
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
3
Overcoat
The left-hand pillar and parallel cracks splitting the roof.
4 user comments
 
Technical
HVS
4
Lucy's Slab
The right-hand pillar and tricky scoop in the overhang.
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS
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.
 VS
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
8
Youth Meat
The slab right of the arete and bulge above are taken by this counter-diagonal to The Blurter. Seldom climbed.
 
Technical
E4
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
HVS
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
E4
12
Typhoon Direct
Link Wolf Solent with Typhoon by a short taxing sequence.
 
Technical
E3
13
Typhoon
Follow the square groove just left of the arete to half-height then step left around the arete and climb a curving crack to a...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS
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
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