White Wall

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Sport
No sun
10 mins
Up and Down
Seepage
Sheltered

The pale right-hand side of the long shady wall has a selection of routes, several of which follow steep cracks and grooves. The rock is a bit dusty and soft and watch out for the odd loose block. Guidebook page 336.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Maitre d'Hotel
The arete on its left-hand side throughout.
 6a
2
Major Dormo
The scruffy right-hand side of the arete has tricky initial moves.
 5a
3
Four by Four
The steep wall above the ledge has a tough crux.
 
Technical
6c+
4
Leap of Fete
A dyno to start and some neo-gritstone weirdness to finish.
 
Rounded
7a
5
Tapering Out
Gain the narrowing groove with difficulty. Finish up the wall and crack above by some worrying moves.
 
Technical
Fluttery
7a
6
Last Orders
A hard start from a rocky ledge gains easier ground.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
7
Smear for yer Beer
The lower wall leads to a ledge and a desperate finale.
 
Technical
7b
8
Calling Time
Steady wall climbing leads to another tough finish.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
9
Lager than Life
A hard start leads to more of the same.
 
Technical
7b
10
Leffe and Out
Tackle the front face of the big flake via the odd nice move.
 6b+
11
From Beer to Eternity
Stagger up the left-slanting flake to hard moves above.
 7a
12
The Crash Test Dummies
The first of three longer wall climbs. A long stretch is required to pass the bulge at the top. A bit snappy.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a
13
Bish, Bash, Bosch
The long thin crack in the wall gives a worthwhile pitch.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
14
Twist of Feet
The wall between the two crack-lines has hard moves, especially towards the top. The big loose block is tricky to avoid.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
15
Elbowed Out
Tackle the imposing flaky crack-system, it gives a worthwhile pitch that is intimidating but low in the grade.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
6b+
16
Hilti Sound System
The wide, pale wall gives fine sustained climbing despite the Sika. It is quite fingery but not too hard for the grade.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a
17
Forefinger Exercise
Head up the thin right-slanting crack, with crux moves where it thins using a sharp-edged hold to bridge the gap.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7a
18
Piano Fingers
The shallow leaning groove in the arete gives a tricky pitch that is nearly always dirty.
 
Technical
7a
19
The Doldrums
The left arete via a yellow scoop.
 6b
20
Hole in the Wall
The central bulges and rib.
 6c+
21
Snapping Turtle
A bouldery problem on the right.
 
Technical
7a