Ride the Lightning Area

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Sport
Lots of sun!
30 mins
Up and Down
Abseil

This deep recess has been developed mainly as a bouldering area. The problems here are short, powerful and mostly hard and are included as they are often dry. Guidebook page 358.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Coming in a Rush
A hard roof to start before trending rightwards across Chasm Groove to climb the wall. 2m to the right, the roof can be crossed...
 
Strong
Crimpy
7b+
2
Fat Lip
Squat start at a huge jug low on the left. Move up right along the lip of the roof before slapping up the hanging arete....
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
V6 7A
3
Chasm Groove
The break in the crag angle above the pool on the ledge. Start to the right and traverse left above the overhang until the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
4
Ride the Lightning
A long boulder traverse from left to right.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
V10 7C+
5
Drive By
Tackle the big bulge to a high pointed jug 3m left of Juggernaut.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
V6 7A
6
Juggernaut
A boulder problem to link two jugs, over the largest roof in the cave. The right-hand start - Jack Knife - is the same grade.
 
Strong
V7 7A+
7
Techno Sketching
Boulder up the blank groove 5m left of the seaward arete.
 
Strong
V6 7A
8
Puddle Jumper
Climb the right wall of the blank groove.
 V5 6C
9
Baby-faced Assassin
A well-positioned steepy just inside the cave, starting via a short crack.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
7a+
10
Boongary
Climb steeply up left to the easier upper wall.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS 4c
11
Hip Hop
Start up Boongary and then follow a small ramp right and make a powerful move over the roof. Finish up the clean slab.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
12
German New Order
The hard wall 5m right of the cave to a juggy roof.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
13
Blitzkrieg
A hard and fingery problem with a crux at the roof. Old bolts.
 
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
14
Big Brother Is Watching
Some big pulls on jugs through the roof.
 
1 Stars
7a
  • Latest Comments

    For THE PROMENADE

    Atonement
    "The large loose and dangerous resting jug/block has been removed from the top s..." 14/May

    The Calling
    "The bolt under the roof looks rusty from the ground but it's a solid stainless j..." 18/Apr

    Rise of the Robots
    "I think it's 7b+ but when I tryed it recently It felt hard again. So maybe it wa..." 26/Jan top50

    Titter Ye Not Mrs!
    "joel 'the route destroyer' perry pulled a rather large finishin pinch off just b..." 19/Aug

    The Futurist 2002
    "the hanger has fallen off one of expansion bolts higher up. but there is an easy..." 18/Aug

    Grossville
    "done! Amazing!" 17/Aug

    Grossville
    "rebolted with with glue ins. shares the same first bolt as spacewalk. a very goo..." 22/Jun

    Boiling Point
    "The second bolt needs replacing- it can be partially removed by hand." 14/Jun

    Howling Stone
    "Have done a new route/old project about 60m to the right of "The Incredible..." 05/Jun

    Titter Ye Not Mrs!
    "proper good! man i love promenade!" 01/Jun

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