Equinox Wall

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Trad and Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Level
1 min
Sheltered

A great little buttress with a variety of excellent trad and sport routes. The crag gets the sun until the evening. Approach (see map on page 43) - From the stile, follow the fence up to below the crag. Follow a path back left to the base of the crag. Guidebook page 46.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fool's Gold
Climb the groove just left of the thin crack that leads to the roof. Make hard but well-protected moves right into the crack...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E1 5c
2
Scare City
A good route, but it is poorly protected until you reach the letter box at two-thirds height. Start to the right of a thin...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E6 6a
3
Raisin Frumpsnoot
A desperate and thin route up the blunt rib to a small overlap. Above it joins the last few hard moves of Forsinain Motspur.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
4
Forsinain Motspur
A powerful and technical route that has some great climbing weaving between the bolts.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
5
Beltane
Easier and better than Raisin Frumpsnoot, but it still packs a big punch. Maybe 7b+ for shorties.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7b
6
Solstice
Start below the crack and climb easily up to a small ledge. Above is a sustained section of laybacking to reach a good hold....
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVS 5a
7
Equinox
Start below the line of weakness that leads diagonally up and left across the wall. Climb this easily with very little in the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
VS 4c