Chinese Wall

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Socialist's Arete
8m. The left-hand arete of the cliff with a tricky central section
 HVD
2
Communist Route
8m. The right trending cracks are pleasant.
 
1 Stars
VD
3
Nationalist Route
10m. The dog-legged crack in the centre of the wall.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
4
The Terrorist
12m. The centre of the clean wall gives a good committing pitch on quality rock. Climb the wall on poor pockets with a jig...
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
5
Rickshaw Ridge
6m. The right-hand rib of the face.
 VS 4c
6
Coolie's Chimney
6m. The rift that bounds the right side of the clean face starting at a lower level.
 VS 4c
7
Mandarin's Arete
10m. The right arete of the chimney is pleasant enough.
 VD
8
Ancestor's Traverse
10m. Climb the groove in the wall then skip left along the break to a finish up the arete.
 VD
9
Nose Skinner
10m. Climb the groove of Ancestor's Traverse then tackle the pocketed wall trending right to the boulder onto of the wall and a...
 VS 4c
10
3000 Takeaways
The right-hand side of the wall with a mantel over the block to finish.
 HVS 5a
11
Canton Arete
10m. The square-cut arete.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
12
Cantoniuation
10m. Climb onto a ledge then climb a crack to the overhang before moving out left to flakes and a quick hand-traverse to a...
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
13
Sparkle in the China
10m. From Cantoniuation's flake then continue up to and around the overhang to one final desperate move to easy ground.
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
14
Hong Kong Chimney
8m. The narrow chimney/groove that cuts up to the right of the overhangs.
 VD
15
Tenderness
16m. The left arete f the scruffy gully and the left-hand wall of the upper chimney.
 VS 4b
16
Passe
16m. A steep slab leads to a ledge then punch the wide fist-jamming crack, boxing gloves useful.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
17
Malaise
16m. Climb the flaky groove to the ledge, step right and climb the excellent but short-lived finger crack.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
18
Two Sixty-nines Please
16m. The right-hand arete of the main buttress direct.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
19
Mad Day Climb
10m. The crack and rib above.
 S 4a
20
Narrow Chimney
10m. Obvious from the name.
 VD
21
Good Vibrations
10m. The technical right arete of the chimney.
 HVS 5c
22
Quo Vadis
12m. The centre of the face using a thin crack to pass the overhangs.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
23
Phosphorescence
10m. Climb the wall to a recess then take the diagonal crack above.
 S 4a
24
Rough 'n Ready
6m. The hanging crack is entered by a juggy swing. FA. Con Carey 1989
 HS 4b
25
Barton Fink
10m. Use the arete to reach the scoop, mantelshelf into it and finish via an 'interesting' hole.
 
1 Stars
E4 5c
26
The Shock of the New
14m. Climb to the roof then follow a flake to the lip, pull over on slopes and make a serious lunge for the top.
 
2 Stars
E7 6c
27
Book of Changes
14m. Climb the wall to the huge overhang then traverse right to pass the arete and climb the west facing wall with difficulty...
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
28
Surprise
8m. The groove with a large roof on surprising holds.
 S 4a
29
Wakey Wakey Glossop
8m. The overhanging crease in the bulging slab. Fortunately there is a hidden nut slot above the bulge.
 
1 Stars
E3 6b
30
Corner Crack
12m. The bulging crack gives pleasant bridging.
 HS 4b
31
Tryphon
14m. Climb the cracked slab then trend right to a delicate finish up the right-hand arete.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
32
Pound of Flesh
16m. The excellent roof that Necrosis avoids. Serious as the only gear is in the back of the roof.
 
3 Stars
E5 6a
33
Necrosis
16m. Start below the roofs and climb leftwards following the flakes to the huge roofs and move right to a ledge. Traverse out...
 
2 Stars
VS 5a
34
Silicosis
10m. The right trending grooves and cracks on the right-hand side of the buttress. FA. Malc Baxter 1960
 S 4a
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    Dunisnane
    "Spelt 'Dunsinane' isnt it." 20/Jan

    Ashop Crack
    "I believe it is E2 5b in the new Western Grit (not got it with me) - the Moorlan..." 12/Jul

    Ashop Crack
    "Something must have changed on this route, because the move through the overhang..." 11/Jul

    Jelly Baby Slab
    "Climbed it this year" 11/Jun

    Razor Crack
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    Twisted Smile
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    Ashop Crack
    "Indeed I did and again after. My old guide had no comments on the grade - so eit..." 13/Aug

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    Intestate
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    Wind Wall
    "I Dont believe this route exists, unless you traverse right much higher." 11/Jun

    Downbyne
    "The finish is excellent" 19/Mar

    Eureka
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    Ashop Crack
    "A full on sandbag at VS! The crux needs a camalot 4 for pro or equivalent. The..." 16/Jul

    Eureka
    "Definitely 3 starts for me. The move out from underneath the over hang to the ar..." 03/Jul

    Big Brother
    "I found the reach to obvious hold above the break impossible (5'5" fyi). Is..." 03/Jul

    Ashop Crack
    "E1 (or 2?) 5a might be nearer the mark! CC" 13/Jun

    Eureka
    "2 Stars is stretching it a bit. It's filthy, and the holds feel like they're abo..." 05/Sep

    Candle in the Wind
    "A good route but too close to the gully to warrant three stars. Friend 5 & 6..." 05/Sep

    Jester Cracks
    "Damn pumpy, but brilliant. Definitely HVS." 03/Sep

    Eureka
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    Brother's Eliminate
    "moves to the notch are never 5a and the gear is too far away to prevent you deck..." 03/Sep

    Razor Crack
    "a great climb!!!" 04/Jul

    Big Brother
    "jonny woodward is hardly a giant so it must be possible for littluns. the guy wh..." 01/Jul

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