Main Face - Centre

Trad
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill

Lyme Cryme, Robert Brown, Darius, Perseus - few walls in the country can compare with this list, and that doesn't include the Diagonals. The other routes may be slightly eliminate in nature but they are still of exceptionally high quality and mostly have fine positions on perfect rock. Guidebook page 355.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Grapevine
A bit of an eliminate, but with some good moves and low in the grade too.1) 6a, 25m. Climb Lyme Cryme for a few metres then...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
2
Lyme Cryme Top 50
A superb route which for many years had a reputation for poor gear, however, protection on the whole is good and the old, bold...
7 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
3
Brompton's Cocktail
An interesting addition which, despite its eliminate nature, deserves more attention than it receives. Pitch 2 makes a good but...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
4
Robert Brown
An excellent, direct line up the cliff with just one difficult section on the first pitch. Start left of Darius, below a...
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
5
Ariadne's Thread
An eliminate with some good climbing; hard sections are broken by easier climbing and good rests. Sufficiently independent....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6b
6
Darius Top 50
A gem of a route, but like all gems rather polished - a sign of its allure as one of the best E2s in the country. The route is...
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
7
Andromeda
An eliminate of limited appeal squeezed into the small gap between Perseus and Darius. Start as for Perseus but pull left onto...
 
Technical
E3 6a
8
Perseus
A worthy route which deserves more attention and would get three stars on most other cliffs. The upper section feels a little...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
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    "Perhaps the best route of its grade on Peak Limestone?" 05/May

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