The Slurper

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

Up the slope to the right of the quarry is a long wall running out to the jutting tower of Mortuary Steps. There are some decent routes here, though over the years they have become increasingly overgrown. Recent excavations have revealed some quality climbs, get them done whilst they are clean.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Acrophobia
The long corner gives a good pitch to possible tree belays on a good ledge. Move left and climb the clean groove to the summit...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
2
J.Arthur
Currently not as rank as the name suggests. Climb the crack right of the corner and its thinner continuation then trend out...
 
Pumpy
E1 5b
3
Easy Action
The best route on this section. Climb the right-hand side of the wall into the left-hand of a pair of cracks. Up this with...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
4
The Slurper
The right-hand of two cracks can be dirty. It eases rapidly after a tough start and leads to a possible stance on grassy...
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E1 5c
5
Drainpipe Groove
A good line though suffering from neglect, if clean and dry it would be just about worth a star. Climb the vegetated groove...
 
Pumpy
Loose
VS 4c