Mortuary Steps

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Early morning sun
15 mins
Uphill

The name is macabre, but the reality is less intimidating, especially the fine HVS up the centre of the buttress. The other routes are well-positioned, but see little traffic - so take care.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Speed Kills
A decent problem. From the break, pull over from the left into a scoop (peg with tat usually in place). Climb direct to the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E4
2
The Morgue
From the break pull over the bulge to gain a short crack. Climb this, then transfer left to another crack. Scary climbing, but...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3
3
Mortuary Steps
The prominent groove gives a fine climb, though the approach has its fair share of dodgy rock. It may have a peg in it, but it...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
HVS
4
Hart Attack
Direct finish to Cardiac Arrest.
 E5 6b
5
Cardiac Arrest
From the break, move right and enter a short groove. Climb this, then exit rightwards with difficulty.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4
6
Beta Blocker
Start up Little Capucin, but climb the steep wall on the left to join Cardiac Arete. Very close to the next route in places.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E5
7
Little Capucin
The lower wall is solid up to a slightly loose middle section below the break, which needs a little care. Overall good climbing...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS