Falkland Walls

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Sheltered

Hidden away in the north eastern corner of the quarry is this esoteric looking wall, split by a series of steep cracks.?Despite appearances judicious cleaning has produced some fine climbs here that are steep enough to stay dry in light (summer) rain. All the routes are better than they appear.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hermes
16m. The long crack to the left of the main arete gives an awkward pitch. The shrubbery in the sentry box is a nuisance.
 VS 4c
2
Superb
16m. Steep and imposing but not too difficult and only a little extravagantly named. Climb the groove until the arete to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
3
Corned Beef Dictator
16m. The wide awkward crack and fearsome upper chimney is a beefy classic of its genre - enough said!
 E1 5a
4
Michael Portillo
16m. Surprisingly not on the right wing of the quarry! Climb the hand-crack to ledges and then move right to another ledge...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
5
Mu' Azib
16m. Climb the crack left of the arete to a slab on the right then continue directly up the steeper arete via a shallow groove.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
6
Falkland Groove
16m. An interesting climb which is more amenable than the other routes here but it is still rather intimidating. Climb onto a...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
7
Tangerine Trip
16m. The diagonal crack gives a technical and fingery pitch which is strenuous and excellent. One of the best routes in the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E3 6a
8
The Absent Minded Professor
16m. The direct on Tangerine Trip is as hard work although protection is good throughout.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
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    First Finale
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