Pillar Ridge

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Morning sun
Uphill
45 mins

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
A Chimney
6m. The left-hand and wider crack.
 D
2
A Crack
8m. The narrower right-hand crack is tricky towards the top.
 S
3
Omicron Buttress
14m. Climb crusty cracks until it is possible to move left to a large flake. Finish up the left-hand side of this..
 HVD
4
Staircase
24m. An excellent route for beginners. Scratched holds lead up the slab to a possible stance on the left. The ridge on the...
 
2 Stars
M
5
Pillar Chimney
18m. The gloomy block choked chimney is included for completeness.
 S 4a
6
Pillar Ridge
20m. A classic from way back when (the begining of the 20th century). Climb the crack in the front of the buttress to a...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
HS 4b
7
Reincarnation
14m. Climb well-scratched holds up the slab to a ledge then trend right and ascend the right-hand arete.
 VS 4c
8
V Arete
20m. Reach the first ledge with difficulty and a ancient chipped hold) then climb the arete to a ledge once used as a stance...
 
1 Stars
S 4c
9
Gardener's Question Time
8m. The cleaner buttress amidst a chaos of blocks and boulders.
 HVS 5a
10
Never a Dull Moment
8m. The short arete and shallow cracks up the right arete.
1 user comment
 HVS 5b
11
The Crack
8m. The wide crack in the small south facing wall high on the cliff is tricksom.
 S 4b
12
Hawk's Nest
8m. Climb the front face from right to left on poorer than expected holds. FA. Fred Pigott 1939
 VS 4c
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  • Latest Comments

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    Cave Arete
    "The right hand finish is closer to Mod/Diff than 4a/b." 27/Jun

    Long Chimney Ridge
    "Sorry Iain, more VDiff than Severe, easier than Long Climb. Good protection. Veg..." 11/Apr

    Priscilla Ridge
    "Straightforward HVS" 10/Aug

    Tower Face
    "The start is hard 5a, but it is only one move and well protected. The rest is v..." 27/Jul

    Cave Arete Indirect
    "Rockfax line at the top seems ridiculous. You have to go up above it then drop b..." 14/Jul

    Tower Face
    "Surely a Top 50 route? The best VS on grit after Valkyrie, sustained, exposed, v..." 19/Mar

    Leaf Crack
    "Seemed hard/bold for HS. Very dusty and getting a little over-grown in the lower..." 10/Jul

    Cave Arete
    "Final moves out from the roof are wild at the grade (4b). Definitely NOT one of ..." 08/Aug

    Tower Face
    "Superb route, one of the best I've done for a while." 02/Sep

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