Cenotaph Corner

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Trad
Early morning sun
20 mins
Uphill
Windy

One of the best trad-crags in the UK presenting a huge open-book corner with 3 star routes all over it. The walls to the side also offer much quality climbing in the VS range and a classic and popular Diff.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Noah's Warning
A superb route that is high in the grade. Start on the left where a crack splits a flat wall.1) 4c, 40m. Follow the...
 
3 Stars
VS
2
Dives/Better Things
A top-class route with a thrilling finale. Start below the left-hand end of a diagonal roof at 18m, below a steep crack.1)...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Strong
VS
3
Sabre Cut
Another Pass classic. The top pitch requires a certain love of wide cracks. Start at a corner by a small tree, 4m right of...
 
3 Stars
Graunchy
VS
4
Foil
One of the great Cromlech extremes. 1) 20m. As for Spiral Stairs.2) 6a, 35m. The striking thin crack to the right of...
 
3 Stars
E3
5
Spiral Stairs
A wonderful adventure spiralling across some impressive terrain with tremendous exposure on P1. Not a good route for complete...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
??
6
Memory Lane
An excellent and airy route up the left arete of Cenotaph Corner. Start as for Spiral Stairs below the arete. Climb up to a...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E3
7
Left Wall Top 50
Quite simply one of the best pitches in Britain; good gear, great climbing and an amazing position. It is also one of the most...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
E2
8
Resurrection Top 50
Some say it's harder than Right Wall, but at least it has gear! The final wall sees many wobbling leaders as arms start to fade...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4
9
Cenotaph Corner Top 50
One of the defining trad-lines of the country, and a milestone in every British climber's career. Follow the striking open-book...
 
3 Stars
Strong
E1
10
Lord of the Flies
A stunning pitch for the rock athlete. Its first ascent was immortalised in an early climbing film with Ron Fawcett's, "Come on...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E6
11
Right Wall Top 50
A classic and bold wall-climb that weaves its way up the stunning face right of Cenotaph Corner. Climb up to the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
12
Cemetery Gates Top 50
The easiest of the three E1s, but no push-over. The route can be split in two at the girdle ledge, but is best enjoyed as one...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
E1
13
Ivy Sepulchre
A sometimes overlooked classic with good protection and nice moves. Considered easier than Cenotaph Corner. It can take...
 
2 Stars
Strong
E1
14
Grond
The painfully-obvious overhanging corner-crack above and right of Cemetery Gates, best approached by one of the routes below,...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
E2 5b
  • Latest Comments

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    Flying Buttress
    "Changed from *** to VD ***, 100% of 1 vote for VD" 29/Jun

    Cemetery Gates
    "First proper E1 onsight. Very easy technically, but sustained and a bit goey jus..." 08/Aug top50

    Dives/Better Things
    "Changed from HS 4b *** to VS 4b ***, no votes" 10/Oct

    Right Wall
    "Brilliant route! Pumpy and full on but oh what a feeling when you reach that led..." 06/Jun top50

    Flying Buttress
    "P3 description is inadequate, if you climb straight up the shallow groove on the..." 12/Apr

    Left Wall
    "A real treat of a route, position, exposure, good climbing for the most part and..." 15/Dec top50

    Resurrection
    "An amazing route despite not actually getting the on-sight. Fingers pealed off t..." 05/Jul top50

    Left Wall
    "whoever voted E3 needs to get out more! even the direct finish is dubious at E3...." 07/May top50

    Left Wall
    "Certainly one of the best I've done. Not very hard if you have a bit of stamina...." 28/Apr top50

    Left Wall
    "Probably still the best E2 I've ever done and easy if you're fit." 25/Apr top50

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