The Grey Wall

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Morning sun
5 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Life in the Fast Lane
20m. Climb to the iron spike then continue to the crusty break (fast enough for you yet?) and climb steeply to Western Terrace....
 
Loose
E2 5c
2
Patience
24m. Climb to the spike then traverse right to a constricted ledge (possible stance with peg belay in a floral groove). Climb...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
3
Dracula
14m. The steep leaning groove is climbed boldly past the stepped overhangs. Its bark is at least as bad as its bite and the...
 E2 5b
4
Western Terrace
The long diagonal ledge system is followed throughout with a step down just before its end and an exposed exit up the left-hand...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4a
5
Vampire
10m. The left-most crack rising above Western Terrace gives a short but pumpy pitch that can form a natural extension to...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E3 6a
6
Spike
10m. The right trending crack (second from the left) gives good climbing leading past two pegs and a pair of small recesses to...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
7
Run Wild, Run Free
12m. Climb boldly rightwards to reach the base of the crack then gallop up it by fierce climbing with an especially pushy...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6b
8
Ego Trip
12m. If you really think your up to it, step out right to access the parallel cracks then follow these with escalating...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E5 6b
9
K.P.
16m. From the ledges on Frightful Fred climb through the blocky slot (you must be nuts!) in the roof then attack the excellent...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E6 6b
10
Josser
16m. The last of the finger-cracks on Grey Wall is another good one. From Frightful Fred climb the shallow groove and crack...
 
2 Stars
E5 6a
11
Frightful Fred
26m. A wandering line though with some good and bold climbing. Take the chimney to ledges and a peg belay on the right (8m)....
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
12
Adrenaline
24m. The superb leaning groove is approached via the poor crack and grubby cave below. Despite the inauspicious start the main...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
13
Chocolate Girl
26m. The lower of a pair of thin leaning cracks in the impressive pillar to the right of Adrenaline. Climb the groove to the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
E7 6c
14
Gigantic
16m. The second hanging crack in the wall is even harder! From the stance ledge on Knuckleduster swing round the arete to gain...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E8 6c
15
Knuckleduster
26m. A wandering climb though not without interest. Climb a flakey crack in the right-hand wall of the corner past some suspect...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Loose
HVS 5a
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  • Latest Comments

    For WILTON 1

    Cameo
    "I thought the gear was bomber, tricky bits always separated by rest ledges, and ..." 11/Jun top50

    Cheat
    "pretty standard for E3 5b. how hard you think will depend how many times you ch..." 12/May

    Fingernail
    "Tried this today, struggled to get off the ground the left start is a lot harder..." 21/May

    Chocolate Girl
    "Apparently reachin the crack is the crux, and the 'four pegs' might be better de..." 24/Mar

    Adrenaline
    "Reclimbed the other day by T.Dunn after the loss of the flake hold at the base o..." 10/Aug

    Supercrack
    "superb - would be a total classic if it didnt get so dirty. E3, despite some of ..." 19/Apr

    999
    "Would be worth 3* if it wasnt so dirty..." 13/Apr

    Max
    "probably is E3 (for being sustained) though low in the grade. start is not serio..." 05/Jul

    999
    "The crux is the bottom. The top is easy." 20/Jun

    Flingle Bunt
    "I thought that both the start move (line as described in the CC guide) and the m..." 19/May

    Eliminate
    "Really rated this, thought the traverse looked a bit of a cop out from the groun..." 02/Mar

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