Main Wall

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Lots of sun!
Uphill
40 mins
Restricted Access

The main wall of the cliff is the show-piece of the place with many fine climbs on good rock. It also gets plenty of sun.
Approach from below. Phone 01457 872094 to get permission.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Kathryn's Crack
16m. The leaning groove leads to ledges and a crack in the upper wall.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
2
Echantillon
14m. A chimney groove leads to a ledge where a second chimney leads to a ledge on the right. Finish up the wall.
1 user comment
 HVD
3
Upset
14m. A variation to the central section of Echantillon taking the groove on its right.
1 user comment
 HVD
4
Greystone Pillar
14m. Follow the steep crack to an awkward landing then gain the cracks in the final wall by a loop out left the back right.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
5
Sidewalk
14m. Climb a thin crack to a ledge hen step right and tackle the finger width fissure above.
 HVS 5b
6
It's a Small World
14m. The bold and technical arete.
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
7
Smiler's Corner
14m. The long angular groove at the left end of the area of collapsed rock.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
8
Exodus
14m. The cracks right of the groove to a harrowing exit.
 E2 5b
9
The Boggart
14m. The centre of the wall to another awkward exit.
 HVS 4c
10
Pillar Front
14m. The low-relief pillar reached by an awkward crack.
 HVS 5a
11
Pinocchio
14m. A thin crack leads to a ledge, then follow the groove to a crusty exit on the right.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
12
Elegy on a Rusticpole
14m. Start up Pinocchio then move right and climb the left-hand arete of the pillar.
 E2 5c
13
Digital Dilemma
14m. The thin cracks in the pillar are finger wreckers. Finish out right.
1 user comment
 E2 5c
14
Guillotine
12m. The right-facing corner starting from a ledge.
1 user comment
 S 4b
15
Fallen Heroes
12m. The leaning hand jamming crack is one of the best hereabouts. FA. Allan Wolfenden 1972
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
16
Brainchild
12m. Either re-climb the direct start where pebbles used to be, or start up Fallen Heroes and move right to the centre of the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
17
Vivien
16m. Climb the wall to a ledge an the excellent cracks in the groove directly above.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
S 4a
18
Prunin' the Duck
16m. Climb the arete with a difficult start over a bulge.
 E2 5c
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    Twin Crack Corner
    "Forget 'MVS', how about HS 4b, a far too underused grade?" 21/May

    Fish-meal and Revenge
    "On sighted this yesterday and thought E5. Have no idea where you could stop and..." 12/May

    Fat Old Sun
    "Surprisingly amenable. Good route. Made me think maybe I boulder too much........." 03/Jul

    Right of Pie
    "at E3 5c I think it sensible to use an obvious hold (layaway seem to recall) on ..." 22/Jun

    Ocean Wall
    "Lovely, lovely, lovely. A bit reachy but still- gues what - lovely!" 17/Oct top50

    Fairy Nuff
    "Brilliant stuff, every time you think you've done the crux, the next bit turns o..." 13/Jun

    Fish-meal and Revenge
    "Probably worthy of E5. It would be a close call if you came off before clipping ..." 22/May

    Laybackadaisical
    "Not sure were HS 4b votes come from - sandbagging? After seconding this and Ocea..." 20/May

    Ocean Wall
    "NEVER 5c. 5b but absolutely mint..." 11/May top50

    Kon-Tiki Korner
    "VS 4b and no pushover at that! Chris" 11/May

    Ocean Wall
    "tried it last night amongs a herd of midges i failed to get up the overhanging a..." 09/Aug top50

    Fallen Heroes
    "Maybe you should just settle for:- 12m. The leaning crack is hereabouts. FA. ..." 03/Jun

    Kon-Tiki Korner
    "May be it was the preceeding damp weather, but this was sustained and slippy, wi..." 15/May

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