Far Right

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Sun to mid-afternoon
12 mins
Uphill

The last section of wall, just around the corner from the tall Batchelor's Area, has the classics of Great Chimney and Rainbow Crack and a few top-notch hard routes like Chameleon. Further right the occasional worthwhile line is to be found scattered across the various buttresses, where seclusion is almost guaranteed.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Great Chimney Top 50
18m. The classical wide fissure is climbed by the left-hand corner with a step left onto The Pulpit if a rest is needed. Gain...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
S 4a
2
Rainbow Crack
18m. The long crack and flake in the right-hand wall of the chimney give a fine jamming and laybacking pitch. It can be gained...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 5a
3
Aretenaphobia
18m. The stunning soaring blunt rib left of Chameleon, with much-needed runners placed in that route, whilst on the lead.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
4
Chameleon
12m. The beckoning flake in the front of the buttress is approached from the right by strenuous undercutting to good holds...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
5
Saria
10m. The right-hand arete of the Chameleon face is climbed throughout and was formerly a fairly major sandbag at E3.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
6
Left Twin Crack
10m. The right-angle groove in the green recess is awkward.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HS 4a
7
Right Twin Crack
10m. The opposite corner is similar but just a gnat's harder.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
8
Thompson's Buttress Route 1
16m. Climb the central groove to a green exit onto a large ledge. The left side of the face behind gives a pleasant and...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4a
9
Thompson's Buttress Route 2
16m. Scale the awkward giant's-staircase to the right of the groove to reach the big ledge then follow the wide central crack...
1 user comment
 HVD
10
Tree Chimney
14m. The tree has long gone but the imposing rift remains. It is tough where it is at its shallowest and is steep throughout.
1 user comment
 VD
11
Pinnacle Face
12m. The best route hereabouts. The left-hand side of the face is climbed starting up a short crack and tending slightly left...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS 4c
12
Pinnacle Rib
14m. The crack right of the arete of the block leads to its crest. The continuation arete is steeper and well positioned...
 HVS 5a
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    Chicken
    "Absolute classic! Not that bold, but I thought 5b all the way, and so hard for ..." 14/Sep

    Solid Geometry
    "Lovely sequency climbing up the 'petrified vine'. Protection is just about adequ..." 23/Sep

    Delstree
    "I was having a bad day. I got onto the main crack and really struggled to place ..." 06/Sep top50

    Delstree
    "That's strange - I did all 3 in the same day as well and thought that delstree w..." 30/Jul top50

    Problem 1
    "An excellent, scary problem up the right hand vein at V2. I reckon the line jus..." 24/Apr

    The Arete
    "My first ever trad climb :) Its quite exposed so was thrilling for a 1st traditi..." 01/Aug

    Bachelor's Left-hand
    "Good but a bit disjointed. Thought HCE was the better route" 05/Jul top50

    Thompson's Buttress Route 2
    "this is a Good route offering little protection for the first few meters" 22/Apr

    B4, XS
    "Thought it was bottom end E7 French 7a" 05/Apr

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