The Cove

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Sport
Morning sun
20 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

No buttress descriptions included.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Thunder Buttress Route
Somewhere up the grassy rubbish on the left-hand side of the buttress.
 VD
2
The Primrose Path
The groove behind the tree on the left-hand side of the wall.
 VS 4c
3
Bob Slopes
The left-hand bolt line is short and desperate. A small wire is needed for the top. Lower-off on a tree.
 
Technical
7a
4
The Beest
The best of the sport routes on this wall up the steep central line. A series of short, powerful moves. Lower-off on a tree.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
5
The English Impatient
The right-hand line up the wall has a powerful start on undercuts followed by another couple of hard pulls.
 7b
6
Old Nick
The crack and flake in the middle of the wall. Belay on the tree and abseil off.
 E1 5b
7
Nicodemus
An entertaining finish to Old Nick which follows the leftwards overlaps across the wall with the three sport routes. Finish at...
 
1 Stars
E1 5c
8
Instrumentally Yours
The front face of the pillar has two hard sections. Belay on the tree or lower off the top bolt.
 7a
9
Thunder Wall
The hanging crack in the pillar. Belay on the tree and abseil off.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E3 6a
10
The Edge of Donnybrooks
The arete right of Thunder wall has some hard moves over the bulge. Wires are needed for the bottom section shared with an old...
 
Technical
7a
11
Jack Frost
As for Donnybrooks to the bulge then step left and finish up the crack.
 VS 4c
12
Thunder Chimney
Chimney right of the pillar of Thunder wall.
 D
13
Polymath
Slabby buttress above The Cove. Groove to bulge then crack above.
 HVS 5a
14
The Fop
Slabby buttress above The Cove. The wall and flake crack left of the pointed block.
 HVS 5b
15
Nancy Boy
Slabby buttress above The Cove. Wall above a pointed boulder.
 HVS 5b
16
Town Hall Clerk
Slabby buttress above The Cove. The deep crack on the right of the wall.
 D