South Face

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Sun and Shade
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A fine face of granite sliced by some good crack-lines. The climbing is fairly intense, although for the most part well-protected and on brilliant rock. The tor is a popular tourist spot and the watching crowds can be large.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Letterbox Wall/Hangover
The combination of the best of two lines gives a technical and exhilarating climb not to be missed. Start at a blank wall with...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
E1
2
Don't Stop Now
Very hard moves on the lower wall are followed by steeper stuff above. Start at a shallow 'Y' crack just right of the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2
3
Zig Zag
A very good climb at the grade, and furnished with comforting holds and gear. Start at the base of a right-trending ramp and...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VD
4
Bulging Wall
The tallest section of the South Face is taken by this smashing climb. Start at the base of a right-leaning...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VD
5
Step Across
Disjointed but interesting climbing which culminates in a spectacular ending. Protection is not easy to arrange. Start at a...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
D
6
Haggis
A compact classic that crams in a large amount of testing climbing. Start at a steep slab in the narrow buttress right of the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E1
7
Athos
A well-travelled wide crack that possesses a tough but well-protected initial few metres. Start below the wide crack.Move...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VD
8
D'Artagnan
A hard, highball boulder problem start is the meat of this much-attempted line. Start below the low overhang right of the wide...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E1
9
Aramis
Well-protected, old-school crack-climbing that has been the scene of many a struggle over the decades. Start at the steep crack...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
  • Latest Comments

    For HAYTOR

    Vandal and Ann
    "Top section is very mossy" 27/Jun

    Bridal Piton Slab
    "Changed from D * to D *, no votes" 19/Jun

    Raven Wing
    "Nice climb with a great move onto the arret. Good slab climbing above but with m..." 13/Jun

    Raven Gully
    "Why on Earth would anyone do this in three pitches? Anything more than a single ..." 02/Feb top50

    Aviation
    "I'm a wimp. E1 5b." 24/Oct top50

    Rhinoceros
    "Ah but the second pitch shouldn't be missed. The Aviation traverse is surprising..." 05/Sep

    Aviation
    "HVS 5b feels right. The initial thuggy moves are harder than 5a but very safe. ..." 30/Jul top50

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