Upper Tier - Left

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Lots of sun!
8 mins
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The Upper Tier has been peppered with routes of variable quality. The grades tend to be on the friendly side but the rock quality is sometimes dubious so take care. The further left you go, the less popular the routes become.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Elizabethville
The left-hand end of the wall.
 6a
2
Burundi
The thin crack is tricky.
 
Technical
6b
3
Townships
Short-lived desperate moves up the face.
 
Technical
6c+
4
Victoria Falls
The crack-line and edge then trend right.
 6b
5
Kariba
A thin crack with a steep start.
 6a+
6
Zanzibar
Start up Kariba, but move right.
 6b
7
Simonstone
The last route on the slab is thin.
 
1 Stars
6c+
8
Ring Thane
The upper arete above the left end of the ledge.
 6c+
9
Pretoria
Climb past the overlap to the wall just right of the arete.
 
Crimpy
6b+
10
Mombassa
Climb around the big flake to gain the upper corner.
 
1 Stars
6a
11
Greenpeace
The centre of the upper slab is a bit too narrow.
 6a
12
Brew Thyme
This is the crack-line just right of the far left arete.
 6a
13
Thyme Out
Up the wide crack splitting the left side of a block overhang.
 6a
14
What's the Thyme
The bolted crack just left of the open corner.
 6a
15
Bridge Over the River Thyme
Amble up the corner line with a brown right wall.
 5a
16
Bit of Spare Thyme
The wall right of the brown corner encroaches on the arete.
 5c
17
Fat Betty
The easy corner line has a white left wall.
 4c
18
Take Your Thyme
Meander up the right wall of the corner.
 5c
19
Porridge
The grooved arete is nice enough.
 
1 Stars
4c
20
Crunch yer Nuts
Another easier groove system.
 
1 Stars
4a
21
The Soggy
Up the blunt arete with a tricky move or two.
 
Technical
6b
22
Man of Constant Sorrow
The left-hand side of the next arete via a crack low down.
 5c
23
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Climb the slab and wall just right of the arete.
 6a
24
Everett's Arete
The sharp hanging arete on its left-hand side. Hard.
 5c
25
Repulse
The dirty left-hand line up the excavated brown streak.
 5a
26
Prince of Wales
The right-hand line is grubby too.
 5c
27
That Old DA Look
A short wall leads to a groove with a tricky bulge.
 4a
28
FOP
The stapled pillar just to the right has some decent moves.
1 user comment
 6a