Great Wall Area

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Boulder
Afternoon sun
8 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

The most impressive piece of rock at Frodsham is The Great Wall. Perched high above a steep slope the routes here are imposing undertakings and are only soloed by the terminally confident. Respectable E-grades would apply elsewhere!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
St Stephen's Wall
4m. The centre of the north-facing wall.
 V0- 4b
2
Left Wall
4m. The wall just left of the arete.
 V2 5c
3
Mexican Bob
4m. The left-hand arete of the front face and roof direct.
 V3 6A
4
The Long Lurch
4m. Climb the middle of the overhang via a l-o-n-g lurch.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
V1 5b
5
Rick's Reach
4m. The right-hand arete of the front face.
 V2 5c
6
Right-hand Route
4m. The blunt rib at the right-hand edge of the face.
 V0 4c
7
Big Wall
4m. Right of the easy groove is a small wall.
 V0- 4b
8
Deep Crack
4m. The wide, awkward and over-grown fissure.
 V0- 4b
9
Twin Cracks
4m. The crack, if you can get to it.
 D
10
Left Arete
12m. The leaning left-hand arete of the impressive face.
 V1 5b
11
Tom's Roof
12m. The lower wall leads directly to the huge triangular roof that caps the wall. Cross this with conviction.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V6 7A
12
Unknown
12m. Climb the wall passing the right edge of a smaller roof to the big one then do the sensible thing and leg-it out right.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
V2 5c
13
Left-hand Route
16m. Head up into the prominent hanging groove in the right-hand side of the wall then make a long exposed traverse away left...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
V2 5c
14
Great Wall
14m. Follow Left-hand Route into the hanging corner but at its top exit rightwards to reach the easier upper wall.
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
V2 5c
15
Iron Dish Wall
14m. The bulging wall right of the big tree is excellent.
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
V2 5c
16
Frodsham Crack
12m. The prominent deep crack on the right gives classic fist jamming - not quite the contradiction that might appear.
 
1 Stars
Strong
V0 4c
17
Unknown Wall
12m. The bold and fierce wall just right of Frodsham Crack.
 
Technical
Fluttery
V3 6A
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  • Latest Comments

    For FRODSHAM

    Tradesman's Entrance
    "This description is misleading. 'Tradesman's Entrance' slaps out right to sloper..." 23/Jun

    Arete Route
    "Pity about the boring name - Ush Arete would be much better." 08/Apr

    Arete Route
    "Holds to R and, at top, the L used at grade given" 05/Jul

    The Hoop-La
    "Excellent moves; can be climbed on brilliant jambs or the wall right of crack. S..." 21/Aug

    Multi-Screen
    "these V grades are supposed to represent top-rope grades, or at least that's how..." 29/Dec

    Multi-Screen
    "Have the editors solo'd the 'boulder problems' on Great Wall and the Cinema Scre..." 20/Jul

    Multi-Screen
    "Very scary for a boulder problem. Hard pulls near the top (I knackered my finge..." 19/Jul

    The Hoop-La
    "entertaining climbing on good holds." 21/Jun

    Colton's Crack
    "One tough move, nice problem though!" 18/Oct

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