Namenlos

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Early morning sun
15 mins
Uphill
Windy

A fine hunk of rock with Namenlos and Wall Buttress as the popular ticks. The other climbs here see much less traffic despite there being some worthwhile offerings.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Men Only
Layback the rounded arete, then stride the gap and continue up the short upper arete, left then right.
 
Technical
E1
2
O.D.G's Chimney
The rift was missed by the old timers. Enter it awkwardly (4b?) and reach the top of the tall flake. Finish up the corner...
 
Graunchy
VD
3
Boys Will Be Boys
The steep blank wall is an intense piece of climbing. Follow the vague line just left of centre. Most often done above...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E6
4
Capstone Chimney
The deep dark dank rift is okay as far as the blocking boulder. The thin can escape via a through-route past a trap-door...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S
5
Badly Bitten
Start up Moribund but swing left and climb the blunt rib on pebbles. Sadly stepping left to use the arete is nearer E2 5c.
 
Technical
E4
6
Moribund
Climb past the left edge of the overlap to a break, swing right and stretch past pockets to another break. A hard pull gains a...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E3
7
Wall Buttress
A traditional grovel. Sprint up the right-slanting layback, then swing right to the base of a wider section. Alternatively,...
20 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Graunchy
HVS
8
Direct Loss
Climb the right-hand crack to its top, then a thinner one before stepping right onto the blunt arete (hand-placed blade-peg)....
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E4
9
Improbability Drive
Start in the centre of the wall and climb a short crack and thin flakes to a good break. Use a small pebble to pull up the wall...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3
10
Namenlos
Delicate and a bit bold but not E1. Climb the crack to a ledge then move left and balance up the ramp (tiny wires and cams out...
20 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVS
11
Namelostit
An escape is possible by continuing up the wide cracks.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS
12
Memory Loss
Disjointed. The short wall on the right has a long reach. Above this, move left and climb the blunt rib and final scoop.
 HVS
13
Holly Crack
To the right a stout holly bars access to the left-hand of a couple of fissures, a bit ugly. The right-hand finish up the...
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
S
14
Editor's Vaseline
The left arete is approached by a traverse from the shady side. The sit-down start from the back is Brass Monkeys, f7C.
1 user comment
 HVS
15
Fear and Loathing
The centre of the valley-face is unprotected and scary.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E3
  • Latest Comments

    For STANAGE PLANTATION

    Surprise
    "Astonishingly difficult." 09/Mar

    Tower Face
    "This route is getting harder as the left hand flake gets smaller. A good 18inch ..." 02/Aug

    The Watch-Tower
    ".....next!" 31/May

    The Watch-Tower
    "Total sandbag. If you keep to the left of the arete it is at least 5C with no pr..." 31/May

    Goliath's Groove
    "My first grit HVS insight lead on my first trad day of 2013. It felt like it was..." 06/May

    Shirley's Shining Temple
    "Correction to first ascent detail. John Allen did the route by the direct start ..." 05/Jul

    Saul's Arete
    "Surely HVS? I was a good deal more comfortable leading Fina than seconding this..." 11/Jun

    Counterfeit
    "Agreed. 'Siderunners' are easily placed from the route so should be graded for t..." 14/May

    Counterfeit
    "Like Count's Wall, just one hard move - sadly this one uses the same hold in com..." 09/May

    Amphitheatre Face
    "...or by [starting on a doubled pad and] bearing down on a couple of pebbles for..." 24/Apr

    The Archangel
    "Fantastic route, definitely need a bit of conviction but the moves aren't too ba..." 07/Dec

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