Eliminate 1 Area

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Evening sun
10 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

This tall buttress is the first significant bit of rock you come to on approach to the crag. It is home to the superb Eliminate 1 - and amazing offering from the 1940s, surely one of the hardest climbs around at that time. Its poorly protected final sections till comands respect.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Foolish Finish
16m. Take Flake Crack to a point half way up the layback then crimp along the bubbly break to join Licentious Jug.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E4 5c
2
Flake Wall
16m. A cracking hard route. Climb the curving flake under the roof, or the wall to its left, until forced into Flake Crack....
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6a
3
Black Hole Arete
16m. Use jugs to reach the lip of the roof then traverse left all the way to the exposed arete and a gripping finale.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
?? 6b
4
Calcutta Wall
16m. Start up the pillar of Eliminate 1 but trend left across the bulging wall using the black hole of the routes name.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4 5c
5
Eliminate 1
16m. The other great classic of the crag. Climb the pillar and a short pocket wall to the break and some rounded spike runners....
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
E1 5b
6
Cinemascope
14m. Climb the centre of the 'wide screen', pull onto the wall and continue in a direct line with difficulty to a rounded exit.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
?? 6b
7
Easy Chimney
14m. The deep rift behind the jutting proboscis.
 M
8
The Wendigo
16m. From halfway up Easy Chimney make a committing and difficult traverse along the bubbly break all the way out to the spikes...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
9
End Crack
10m. The short crack in the bulge is accessed up scoops and leads to a tricky exit.
 S 4b
10
The Umbrella
10m. Climb the pumpy leaning wall to the left of the cave rapidly to easy ground.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 5c
11
The Parapluie
10m. The blocky roof crack out of the cave is hard work. A parachute might be more use than a poncy French umbrella!
 
1 Stars
Strong
E1 5b
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