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Lots of sun!
Up and Down
30 mins
Abseil

This section of cliff provides a welcome respite from the very hard routes encountered on The Promenade with something of interest for most tastes. Guidebook page 359.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Ju An Si Wei
Start at a roof capped left-facing corner. Climb the corner and traverse right onto the front face. Finish direct.
 
1 Stars
VS 5a
2
Kangaroo
A good climb that features a start for those with strong arms.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
3
Spray Fever
The leaning wall right of the start of Kangaroo is bold.
 
Fluttery
E1 5a
4
Distant Early Warning
The bold, juggy roof leads to much easier climbing.
 
Reachy
Fluttery
E1 5c
5
Original Route
Move up the corner and traverse leftwards to clear the roof. Finish rightwards with care up the easy but bold slab and corner.
 S 4b
6
Kool and the Gang
The corner of Original Route and its continuation leads to a steep pull through the roof.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
7
Playing With Fire
The slabby wall and roof right of Kool and the Gang. A weird crux that involves a swing leftwards over the roof.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
8
Genetix
A black groove leading through four roofs is quite a tough little number. Good rock and climbing.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
9
Seratonin
The easy slab and 3m roof to good holds. Tough.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7a+
10
Boiling Point
The bouldery roof right of Genetix, starting at a hanging, left-facing corner. Hard.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
11
To Fever Pitch
A multiple roof stack with great moves.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
12
Becalmed
Good cranky stuff over a few bulges.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
13
Stakk Attakk
A few tricky reaches past a small roof are gained by a short traverse from the left.
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
14
Geordie Pride
A strenuous diagonal over the flying roof right of Stakk Attakk. Finish via a rockover onto the upper slab.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a
15
DWM
The innocuous-looking corner is good but hard won.
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
16
Peggy's Cove
A very hard pull to distant holds over the low overhang.
3 user comments
 
Reachy
Technical
6c+
17
Zeitgeist
The sustained open corner has good rock and climbing.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
18
Spirits Rising
The reachy roof and fingery wall just right of Zeitgeist.
 
Reachy
Strong
Crimpy
7b
  • 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

    Benny
    "some of the fixed slings are getting worn and at least one broke, take narrow ta..." 19/Apr top50

    Liquid Steel
    "Fantastic moves; a touch harder (and nicer) than Rise of the Robots, although a ..." 28/Jul top50

    Event Horizon
    "I don't want to sound non-committal but it really does depend. Last year the Pr..." 17/Jun

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