BAW's Crawl Area

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Although only short, the quality routes on Pedlar’s Slab and the BAW’S?Crawl buttress make the area worth a visit. The contrast between the two pieces of rock is extreme, one a near holdless slab, and the other a huge jutting nose; the choice is yours. Guidebook page 155.

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1
The Punk
10m. The hanging crack in the north face of the buttress is accessed by a short hand traverse from the gully. Care with the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
2
Cemetery Waits
8m. The hanging left arete is climbed on its left side. It is taxing in the extreme; only the tall or really talented need...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E7 6c
3
Shine On
10m. Pulls directly over the main overhang to reach the crack of The Punk. Cross the roof via a thin flake (small wires) then...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Rounded
E7 6c
4
BAW's Crawl Top 50
10m. From the boulder below the overhang, swing your feet in to the break (really) then shuffle round to the front face. A...
15 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
5
Punklet
8m. Start with a hard pull on tiny holds (6a?) to reach the break. Finish on rounded holds - though soloists often sneak off...
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
E1 5c
6
Private Chimney
10m. The left-hand rift in the open recess.
 D
7
Green Chimney
10m. The awkward narrow rift is best avoided when green!
 VD
8
Pedlar's Rib
12m. The elegant rib is climbed on fingery layaways to a break and jams, swing right to easier ground. Unprotected until after...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1 5c
9
Non-stop Pedalling
12m. For those who want more excitement, head left up the hanging prow via a couple of strenuous pulls.
 
Strong
E2 5c
10
Pedlar's Arete
10m. Climb the blunt arete using flakes (good small wires) to a tricky stretch right to finish up Pedlar's Slab.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
11
Keep Pedalling
10m. Climb the blunt rib left of Pedlar's Slab directly to the ledge on the arete then finish direct on more sloping holds.
 
Rounded
E2 5c
12
Pedlar's Slab
10m. A solo problem up the centre of the smooth slab with a technical start (feels hard unless you 'hop'). Continue more...
12 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
HVS 5c
13
Top Block Rock
10m. Climb the widening crack and/or the rib to its right.
 VD
14
Corner-crack
8m. The easy corner steepens towards the top.
 D
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