Peter Dale Routes

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Sport
Afternoon sun
10 mins
Level
Sheltered

The routes are very short, usually only 2 or three bolts long,. The sport routes mostly have single bolt lower-offs and the trad routes finish in the trees. The crag is becoming very overgrown.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Please Phone for a Quote
5m. One-move and one bolt.
 6a+
2
Sooty
8m. The left-hand chimney.
 VS 4b
3
Sweep
8m. The right-hand chimney.
 VS 4b
4
Rope Race
6m. A hard move past the roof.
 
Strong
6b+
5
Beef on the Hoof
6m. A hard start leads to a hidden peg. Finish up left.
1 user comment
 
Technical
6b+
6
The Entertainer
6m. Past a bolt and a peg.
 6b
7
Side Step
8m. Climb the groove then step left into another groove.
 HVS 5a
8
Peter Dale Chimney
8m. The wide chimney is a historic landmark but not something that you actually want to climb.
 VD
9
Diminished Responsibility
8m. The wall just right of the wide crack. Poor.
 HVS 5b
10
Peter Dale Staircase
8m. The grassy ramp. Another historical landmark.
 D
11
Walk on Hot Coals
7m. Old bolts. The compact wall is hard to reach and has several hard moves. The top move can be by-passed on the left which...
 
Technical
7a+
12
Fade to Grey
7m. The same start as Walk on Hot Coals but continue direct.
 
Technical
E3 6a
13
Come Dancing
7m. Sustained moves lead rightwards towards a roof. The final moves have lost holds and may not have been repeated.
 
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
14
Drunk and Disorderly
8m. Gain the hanging groove from below and right, passing a hole.
 E2 5c
15
Nissed as a Pewt
8m. Start as for Drunk and Disorderly but climb direct over the bulges to the tree.
 6b
16
Dyslexia Rules KO
6m. A hard start past a bolt. Wires may be needed above.
 6a
17
Bad Spellers of the World Untie
6m. A hard start with very little worthwhile above.
 
Technical
6c
18
Wilson's Pride
6m. Two bolts to a lower-off. Keep out of the groove to the right (Strawberry Split, HS 4b).
 5c
19
Ecole d'Escalade
5m. Climb the pillar directly.
 
Crimpy
6c
20
Strawberry Split
Groove right of Wilson's Pride.
 HS 4b
21
Tree Pruner
6m. The wall behind the tree.
 6a+
22
Revenge of the Nerds
Slanting crack right of Tree Pruner.
 HVS 5a
23
Buckweed Bertha
6m. The back side of the steep arete.
 
Technical
6c
24
Nappy Time
6m. Climb the arete starting from the left.
 
Technical
6c
25
In the Blockhole
The wall right of Nappy Time, starting over a bulge.
 HVS 5b