Face Race

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Sport
Morning sun
8 mins
Downhill
Tidal
Seepage
Sheltered

A vertical sheet of excellent rock that is lined with a selection of sustained and technical wall climbs. This wall can be greasy but is not as badly affected as the sectors to the left. Approach (see map on page 347) - The routes are either side of the oval cave close to the top of the cliff. Low tide is required to get to the base of the routes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
La Boheme
Extremely sustained and technical climbing on an intricate line. It is easier if chalked but the moves are still painful on the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
2
La Boheme Direct
Although only short the direct finish is still very worthwhile and a good chunk harder than the original.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
3
Libertango
The first of a trio of excellent wall climbs to the left of the huge oval-shaped cave.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
4
Mean Mother
A brilliant and popular route with some desperate moves.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
7b
5
Face Race
More quality climbing with good holds where it matters.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
7a+
6
Mad O'Rourke's Kipper House
The wall below the left-hand end of the cave. The lower section has one hard move but the crux is the leftwards exit from the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
6c+
7
Goodbye Mickey Mouse
A relatively straightforward lower section with a technical finish to the right of the cave.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
8
Mr. Stormalong
Finally something a bit easier. Start up Goodbye Mickey Mouse then work up rightwards.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
5c