Second Cloud

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The first significant reached from the parking climbing is on the Second Cloud. The routes are better considered as extended bouldering although there are also a few good cracks to have a go at. Guidebook page 62.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Jimmy Carter
6m. Amble up the bubbly wall to a spooky last move.
 
Fluttery
S 3c
2
Stalin
8m. The crack gives good jamming at the grade.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
S 4a
3
Legends of Lost Leaders
8m. The centre of the wall has a tricky mantelshelf and layback flake, unless you sneak off left into the last route.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
4
Lenin
8m. The widening and right-trending crack has a tricky start.
 
Graunchy
VD
5
Yankee Jam
8m. Climb the awkward leaning fissure - good practice for "Yoosimideee" - well, kind of. Finish up the crack or the delicate...
 
Technical
Graunchy
HS 5a
6
Nadin's Secret Finger
The desperate left-hand side of the face aiming for the crack.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V9 7C
7
Finger of Fate
8m. The left-hand side of the sharp arete is precarious. The landing is worse than it appears at first. Photo this page.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V4 6B
8
KGB
6m. Start on the other side of the arete and finish on the crest.
1 user comment
 HVS 4c
9
The Outdoor Pursuits Cooperative
8m. Step right from the block and make fingery moves to pass the shield-shaped flake. Starting from the direct below is harder.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
E1 5a
10
Communist Crack
8m. The right-leaning crack is best climbed by awkward laybacking, just plug in a unit and go! Easy for the bold.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 5a
11
Marxist Undertones
8m. From just right of the crack, under-cling up and right via flakes to reach easy ground. From the pocket is harder and there...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
V2 5c
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