Cig-Arete Level

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Sport
Afternoon sun
35 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

A great sport-climbing level, with a few lower-grade routes to blast up and some harder ones for redpointing. Approach (see photo on page 77) - From the Gerbil Abuse Area, head on, past a small slate wall, until you reach the quarryman's steps. Go up one level by a winding house. The climbing is back left along the terrace.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Overtaken by Department 'C'
A pleasant route up a narrow seam of emerald dolerite. A couple of tricky moves to surmount the last bulge lead to a thin slab...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
6a
2
Taken Over By Department 'C'
The thin wall by the graffiti that gives this route its name. Challenging climbing leads to a reasonable break. A final...
 
2 Stars
7a
3
Sleight of Hand
A desperate lunge for the initial ledge is followed by an interesting groove to a lower-off.
 
2 Stars
6c
4
Cig-Arete
Technical contortions and powerful moves up the left wall/arete may lead you to the lower-off. The scene of much frustration...
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
5
Where Are My Sensible Shoes
A great route, with a couple of difficult sequences that are hard to read. Climb up to the first bolt and get stood up on a...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
6
Gwion's Groove
Another reasonable route though this one has a few bold moves. It essentially links the start of Where Are My Sensible Shoes to...
 
2 Stars
6b
7
Drowning Man
A nice route up the groove on the right of the wall. Make some steep moves to gain the first bolt and groove. Wrestle up the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b