Macho Wall and Rippled Slab

Adjacent Areas
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Trad and Sport
Early morning sun
1 min
Level
Sheltered

Two great little buttresses with a variety of run-out bolted slab climbs and a steep sport route. Geordie War Cry and Massambula suffer from seepage for a few days after rain but can offer shade for much of the day in hot weather.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Geordie War Cry
Steep, pumpy and awesome. This route takes on the steeper side of slate, and it is obligatory to shout 'Whey aye man' from the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
7a+
2
Scarlet Runner
A scary route. A bold and nerve-wracking start leads to the first bolt at about 10m - it is only 5b though. Above, sustained...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4
3
Massambula
Climb up the well-worn slab to the groove and first gear. Move up to reach the break, where more gear can be arranged - a...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
?? E2
4
Meltdown
Follow Gnat Attack to the ledge and move left along the break to reach the first of two bolts. Climb past these direct to join...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4
5
Gnat Attack
A great introduction to the type of climbing you find on the run-out slabs in the quarries. Solo up to the first bolt at 12m!...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1