The Girdles

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Lots of sun!
15 mins
Level
Sheltered

There are three very good girdles of Beeston Tor on offer that make the most of the exposure. Beeston Eliminate is the best and won't interfere with other climbers very much. The other two cross some excellent rock but you will get in everyone's way if the crag is busy. Guidebook page 297.

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1
Beeston Eliminate
The long rising-diagonal, and highest of the three girdles, is one of the major lines on the cliff and offers a superb outing...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
HVS 5a
2
Lord of the Dance
The middle girdle offers a lot of fine fingery climbing with a sting-in-the-tail crux. Start as for Beeston Eliminate.1)...
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2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
E3 6a
3
Perforation
The lowest girdle is a long trip with a fair bit of vegetated ledge rambling early on but it improves as the miles roll by....
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a