Rob's Rocks Routes

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Afternoon sun
40 mins
Uphill

The routes are spread across the crag following good lines on the separate buttresses. The best of the routes are on the large central buttress.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Snow Crack
6m. The short-lived crack.
 S 4a
2
Nice Edge
8m. The sharp tilted arete is juggy if diminutive fun.
1 user comment
 HS 4b
3
Beaky Corner
8m. The capped corner to a rightward (or leftward - S 4a) exit.
 VD
4
Stairway
8m. The tilted, inverted staircase is another steep juggy one.
1 user comment
 S 4a
5
Cascade
8m. The centre of the attractive face is short on gear and many of the holds are not the most helpful around.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
VS 4a
6
Zacharias
8m. The crack right of the arete has a tricky final move.
 VD
7
Nameless One
10m. Climb the crack in the west-facing wall to a leftwards exit.
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
VS 4b
8
Nameless Two
10m. From the fallen slab, climb the left-hand side of the arete steeply and on poor holds. A little harrowing.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 4c
9
Ylnosd Rib
12m. Pigeon-chested types can squirm the lower crack to ledges and an easier finish. Others will need to start from the right...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVD
10
Letter-box
10m. The pleasant slabby face passing a least one useful slot.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
D
11
Cave Crack
10m. The narrowing-rift is fun.
1 user comment
 HS 4c
12
Cripples Crack
10m. Another excellent low-grade route. Finish up the top block for the full effect.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
VD
13
Owt
10m. The ribbed-slab and short steep wall above are pleasant.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
M
14
Ice Crack
8m. The steep groove gives good bridigng.
1 user comment
 VD
15
Digital Orbit
8m. From a block make a leap-of-faith to pass the nose.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E3 5c
16
The Nose
8m. Swing on the right edge of the beak, pull to get established and romp on. Alternatively travese in from the right; Nosey...
2 user comments
 
Reachy
Strong
VS 5a
17
Freebird
8m. The bulge and triangular nose to the hanging arete.
 
Strong
E2 5c
18
Niche Wall
Rightwards to the niche and then up and left to finish.
 VD
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    For ROB'S ROCKS

    Cave Crack
    "Weird route - great fun. Just a shame the top section is so easy." 18/Aug

    The Nose
    "Campusing above bad landing with no gear - feels a lot harder than VS! The supp..." 13/Jul

    The Nose
    "Fun Fun Fun, he who dangles dares!!!" 25/Jan

    Ylnosd Rib
    "More roomy than Helfenstein's as I can't get through that but I did manage to sq..." 05/Jun

    Cascade
    "Take ya time and enjoy, no more than S 4a!" 17/Feb

    Stairway
    "A bit of confusion over this one. Stairway is actually the narrow stepped gangw..." 26/Apr

    Cascade
    "Agree with Jamie, there is a finishing jug if you can find it but still envolves..." 05/Jan

    Cascade
    "Even with a wet top-out it didn't feel like VS. Short, straightforward enough an..." 03/May

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