Trident Area

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1
The Bad Attitude Brothers
16m. Climb Coffin Crack to above the recess then traverse the thin break leftwards to the arete. Climb up and round this using...
 
1 Stars
E3 6a
2
Coffin Crack
16m. Climb the wide fissure past the coffin shaped recess. Holds on the right allow some rather frantic laybacking to reach the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
VS 4c
3
Berlin Wall
24m. From Coffin Crack's recess teeter right onto the wall to a pocket then traverse right and continue direct in ever more...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E6 6b
4
Neptune's Tool
20m. From the foot (handle?) of the Trident gain and follow the curving flake out into the middle of the wall and climb this...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
E5 6c
5
Wristcutter's Lullaby
22m. Magnificent. Follow 'The Tool' to the centre of the wall then climb straight up the face on pebbles to the big roofs....
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
E6 6c
6
Desecration
28m. An exciting crossing of the face, worth it for the positions alone. From the Trident's block climb down and left to a...
 
1 Stars
E3 6a
7
The Trident
20m. Western grit's Peapod, a classical struggle but a classic nonetheless. The narrow central section is an uphill battle...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
HVS 5a
8
MaDMAn
20m. The bald blunt and imposing arete to the right of The Trident is hard, harrowing and unprotected as far as a shelf. Move...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E7 6b
9
Cheltenham Gold Cup
20m. The left wall of Bertie's Bugbear is fiercely technical, especially the shallow groove in the centre of the face. From the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E4 6c
10
Bertie's Bugbear
18m. The best lower grade route on the cliff climbs the huge central groove. The crucial bulge is climbed using a highly...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
S 4a
11
Sickbay Shuffle
22m. A terrifying crab-wise expedition across the right-hand wall of the big groove. Protection in the gully becomes...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
E2 5a
12
Thorn in the Side-wall
18m. A bit of an eliminate climbing the right-hand all of Bertie's to the traverse of Sickbay Shuffle, and finishing direct....
3 user comments
 E4 6a
13
Piety
20m. Bold and delicate. Climb the crack of Blasphemy until a delicate scoop leads out to the arete. Step round the exposed...
 
3 Stars
E2 5c
14
Blasphemy
14m. A superb outing up the sinuous crack, with quality finger jamming and gained from the large block in the corner. The crux...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
E2 5c
15
Blue Light's Crack
16m. The wide corner is a titanic struggle for most, wedging-a-way up is the only option though those with strong arms and...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
16
Sacrilege
26m. Climb the chimney for 8m to access the imposing crack in the left wall. Follow this on solid jams (except when green) to...
 
2 Stars
E2 5c
17
Starvation Chimney
18m. The compelling narrow rift to a tight exit through the inards of the cliff. Speaking as one who emerged trouserless from...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVD
18
Left Leg Finish
18m. The crack in the left wall of the upper section of the chimney gives good strenuous climbing.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
19
Right Leg Finish
18m. The tough crack to the right of the blocking overhang is also entertaining.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
20
Appointment With Fear
24m. The astounding axe-edge arete may by the most impressive piece of grit in the Peak. Gain the arete from 8m up Route 1 and...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
E7 6b
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    Northern Ballet
    "The whole route would benefit from a clean - very gritty at the moment making th..." 15/Aug

    Charm
    "1st E3, seems like a popular 1st E3.........soft for the grade. Too soon for me..." 12/Jul

    Thorn in the Side-wall
    "It is now brushed, but the green will return! Still hard with gear in the corner..." 05/Jun

    Appointment With Fear
    "Easy E7 and pretty safe at that - as long as you don't fall off the last bit of ..." 12/May

    Bertie's Bugbear
    "Very dirty at the moment. Jamming in a damp mossy crack and smearing on lichen. ..." 28/Sep

    Short Crack
    "Technical bridging gives way to even more technical jamming come offwidth more l..." 17/Jun

    Route II
    "its 4c always was, no need for 5a" 10/Nov

    Wimberry Overhang
    "I hope R. is recovering without any complications...sounds like it could have be..." 10/Aug

    Wimberry Overhang
    "referring to accident. block pulled when climber fell on 2/8/2007. peg was backe..." 07/Aug

    The Trident
    "Significantly harder than Peapod!" 06/Aug

    Charm
    "An excellent demonstration of the rewards of onsight committment. Rather scary d..." 16/Oct

    Squirmer's Chimney
    "How does anyone even fit into this crack?? Couldn't get in the crack to even sta..." 12/Jun

    The Trident
    "Agree totally with Fiend, being of this planet and species I couldn't even get t..." 04/Feb

    The Trident
    "LOL at PatEase on shorts, me mate tried to 2nd it with shorts and came down ripp..." 09/Jan

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