Armed Insurgence Area

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Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and Down
40 mins
Abseil

A rarely travelled wall covered with some fairly hard trad routes and a trio of DWSs on its right-hand end. Guidebook page 342.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tempting Truancy
Excellent fingery wall climbing taking the face 4m left of Aubergine but with negligible gear. FA. Crispin Waddy,...
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E4 5c
2
Terminal One
A very serious eliminate based on the grit-like arete just left of Aubergine. A skyhook and poor thread protect the upper...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6a
3
Aubergine
Climb the big flake-crack in the corner past good gear and one stubborn section.
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
4
Mile High Club
A cracking test-piece. From the bottom of the ramp on Aubergine, step right and climb up flutings to the break (gear). Undercut...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6c
5
Into You (Like a Train)
The steep, seamed bulge 3m right of Aubergine is very technical though with some good wires when really needed.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5 6b
6
Armed Insurgence
The centre of the black wall trending right via an intermittent crack to a steep finish.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
7
Pariah
A good, bold line. From a small ramp 5m right of Armed Insurgence (wire), follow side-pulls direct until serious moves left...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6b
8
A Taste for Danger
The shallow black corner rising above a break in the ledge is harder than it looks. The gear is sparse but good. Exit...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E3 6a
9
La Quebrada
Strenuous but reasonably safe. Start at a corner 3m right of A Taste for Danger above a small belay ledge. Climb into the...
 
Pumpy
E3 6a
10
Whack your Porcupine
Climb the steep, tapering groove 3m right of the area of steep rooflets. There is no real belay ledge at the bottom.
 E1 5b
11
Barry's Route
Move left to the corner/groove.
 E1 5c
12
The Caretaker
A serious headpoint taking a good line up the face left of Ruurd Ruum to arrive at an easy exit groove. Hard climbing above a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6a
13
Ruurd Ruum
An underrated pitch that starts as for The Caretaker then takes a fine series of rightward-slanting cracks to an exit groove....
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4 5c
14
Leap of Faith
6b, S2. The arete left of the cave gives fine climbing. Move leftwards around the bulge. Be aware of a submerged rock at the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
15
Tsunami
6c+, S1. The direct finish to A Bridge Too Far. An exposed and bouldery crux through the roof at the top.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
Loose
E4 6a
16
A Bridge Too Far
6a, S1. A good line but with a friable finish. Start at the large corner left of the Conger Cave. Climb the corner to a roof...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
Loose
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For FISHERMAN'S LEDGE

    Damage Case
    "it took me 3 trips to get to the right spot for the abseil in for the routes off..." 07/May

    Paternoster
    "Found this quite stiff." 29/Jan

    Damage Case
    "a nasty start, followed by a lovely top section; harder but not as good as Calci..." 22/Jul

    Calcitron
    "Possible new route up the wall to the right of Calcitron at about E3 5c. More in..." 25/Apr

    Gorillas in the Mist
    "Threads replaced (June 09) though would only really trust the one at the bottom ..." 29/Jun

    Palace of the Brine
    "rebolted with shiny new glue ins. there is also another bolt line in this cave t..." 13/Jun

    Sue's Route
    "Nice route. OK at the grade I thought." 19/Apr

    Rufty Tufty
    "The entire Rufty Tufty area has collapsed removing the big roof and all the rock..." 13/Apr

    Gorillas in the Mist
    "superb route, s stars for sure. The threads are a in a poor state at the moment..." 16/Mar

    Limited Edition
    "On a repeat ascent using the new start (well, up the crack between the original ..." 08/Mar

    End of the Innocence
    "Almost this entire page of the guide book has fallen off into the sea. Infact o..." 09/Jun

    Squid
    "Did this free back in 1977 when it was more commonly aided. Remember finding it..." 25/Nov

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