The Futurist Area

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The final section of The Promenade contains more of the same - big steep roof routes with powerful lines, along with some good trad routes. Guidebook page 360.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
A Quantum Jump for Apekind
Back to the roof stacks. Start just right of the arete.
 E4 6a
2
Dafinko
A powerful and unusual roof problem. Very reachy.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7c
3
The Calling
The central overlap with irresistible moves - acrobatic.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7b
4
Guided by Voices
Sustained, gymnastic, and tough, especially on those without arms like a baboon.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
5
Ocean of Violence
The very steep crack.
 E3 6a
6
Grossville
The huge ship's keel direct has some wild moves.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
7
Spacewalk
A modern classic - very steep and pumpy. Start as for Grossville, before trending rightwards up the bulging wall to a roof...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b
8
Sea Ride
A worthwhile route with a safe crux. Start at the right-hand of two cracks in the back of the bay. Climb a slab and corner to a...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
9
Hackney's Hammer
Varied climbing up the groove system parallel to Sea Ride, with a tough step left to attain the quarry. Block belay.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
10
Sexaphone
A wild roof crack that requires specialist knowledge to overcome. Good gear but hard to place (1 thread and a peg in the upper...
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E6 6b
11
Space Threshold
A right-trending line through the roofs right of Sexaphone, finishing up a big flake. Stake belay.
 
1 Stars
E3 6a
12
Edward's Effort
Start just right of the huge block. Climb a slabby ramp to a small sentry box under a roof. Make some fingery moves across the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
13
All Apologies
A long bulging arete with a low crux and a tenuous rounded rockover to finish.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
14
Strangled in Black
A good line up bulges and a steep crack in the centre of the buttress. High in the grade.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
7a
15
Titter Ye Not Mrs!
Climb up a slight groove after a steep start through the bulges.
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
6b+
16
Two Tickets to the Gun Show
Start at a big black jug on the nose. Pull up and follow the overhangs out right using holds on the lip.
 
1 Stars
7a+
17
Fat Necrosis
The first crack breaching the long, low level roof.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E4 6b
18
Rise of the Robots Top 50
A superb power endurance line. Explosive moves cover unlikely ground to a jug rail. Overcome the last bulge to a shared belay.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
19
Liquid Steel Top 50
A fine anaerobic challenge across the 6m roof.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
20
The Futurist 2002
Spectacular moves rightwards gain the roof crack. Follow the crack with increasing difficulty to easy ground.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
21
Event Horizon
The awesome line out of the cave to the right of The Futurist 2002. Steep ground accesses the lip where thin cruxy moves may...
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a+
22
Berserka
Climb rightwards to a gap in the ceiling then finish direct up the wall above.
 
Strong
E4 6b
23
The Shape of Roofs to Come
A fun, bicep-bulging test over the 4m roof right of Berserka. A long quickdraw is needed for the fourth bolt. No sneaking off...
 
1 Stars
Strong
7b
24
War of Attrition
A desperate extended boulder problem over the double roof-stack. Essentially a V8 with bolts.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
7c+
25
The Incredible Hulk
An excellent line over the five metre triple roof stack. Great climbing in a good situation.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
26
Howling Stone
A strength-sapper up the final leaning pillar. Climb a crack in the arete and move right around an overhang to a rest below a...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
27
Grockles Passage
A good climb in an atmospheric location. Start 3m left of the cave.1) 4c, 16m. Climb for 5m to a chimney and take this to a...
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
  • 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

    Event Horizon
    "Is late summer/early autumn the best season for this route/crag? I went there a ..." 16/Jun

    Event Horizon
    "The roofs will dry if it doesn't rain. The far eastern end of the prom does tend..." 12/Jun

    Event Horizon
    "Can I ask what are the chances of this route being dry before the autumn. I went..." 09/Jun

    Crimes Against the Soul
    "The new line to the left 'Air of Detachment' is really good as well. Despite bei..." 05/Jun

    Crimes Against the Soul
    "Confirmed as a quality F7a. The direct line to the left is 'Air of Detachment, F..." 03/Jun

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