Jackdaw Point

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Lots of sun!
Level
20 mins
Sheltered

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A neglected buttress with a neat little set of mid-grade routes. Most of the gear is good, but watch out for the odd loose hold, especially on the finishes. Guidebook page 229.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Ground Control
The hanging corner to the left of the buttress.Skyline Pigeon - E5 6b exits right from the groove, past a peg.
 E1 5b
2
Armed With an Empty Gun
A thin eliminate but with some good moves. Start up Erithacus or (better) up Ground Control. Climb over the bulge via some thin...
 
1 Stars
E4 6a
3
Erithacus
Climb a series of flakes - sustained and tricky to protect the start. These lead to a ledge with threads over to the right....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
4
Army Dreamers
A good little route with a hard crux - high in the grade. Climb the wall to a slight bulge (old peg). Pull over this to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Loose
E2 5c
5
Fledgling Flakes
Climb the wall to some flakes. Pull up these to the ledge. Abseil from threads.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Loose
HVS 5b
6
Burning Up Time
Climb the thin wall to the overlap. Pull right to reach a single bolt lower-off, or finish at the ledge above.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 6a
7
Nervous and Shaky
A well-named filler-in up the wall right of Burning Up Time. Finish at a single bolt lower-off, or at the ledge above.
 E4 6a
8
Fledgling
The groove in the right-hand side of the wall past a tree. Finish on the ledge and abseil off.
 VS 4c
9
First Flight
The slim hanging groove is awkward to reach.
 HVS 5a
10
Palmolive
Short and sweet past a peg. Top end and harder than it looks.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1 5c
11
Endless Flight
This steep crack packs a lot in and was a real sandbag at E1.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 5c
12
Fear of Flying
A short and technical wall climb. A flake and a peg mark the line which rises diagonally across the wall.
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
13
Flight Path
The corner to the right.
 VS 4b
14
Trial Run
12m. The grotty groove.
 VS 4c
15
Victory Roll
12m. A steep corner capped by a small roof.
 VS 4c
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    Coot
    "Looks like a lot of the routes on this wall could do with some TLC and maybe so..." 04/Sep

    Desmond Douglas
    "Good little route, nice safe fall from crux if you fail first go !" 02/Aug

    Ping
    "Maybe it was because we had just done Ping Pong and Erithaca (both hard E1), but..." 12/Apr

    Sheerwater
    "On the first ascent Al Evans led the (crux) second pitch." 18/Dec

    Zeke the Freak
    "The original line must be the harder of the two. 8b either way as you've done th..." 22/Sep

    St. Paul
    "Peg was utterly rubbish, more hazard than protection, removed Aug 09." 23/Aug

    Knuckle Knocker
    "nicely put Jez! Distinctly wobbly and quite tricky and dirty, but sort of satisf..." 22/Aug

    Ping Pong
    "Used the tree to start, having consulted the definitive guide. Didn't feel soft ..." 14/Aug

    Deception
    "fairly solid E4 without the peg, which it doesn't really need. There are enough ..." 09/May

    A Miller's Tale
    "replace pegs?" 09/Mar

    Zeke the Freak
    "New bolts and lower off, including an extra dogging bolt making it much easier t..." 03/Nov

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