Pisa Wall

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Boulder
Early morning sun
Level
5 mins
Sheltered

The most popular section of the quarry with the polish and the chalk to prove it. The up and down routes are almost all well worth doing, as is the low-level traverse.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Widow
The scruffy corner on the left could do with a spruce up.
 V1 5b
2
Polar Bear
Start 2m right of the corner reach the deep horizontal slot with difficulty. Finish between the encroaching vegetation.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V5 6b
3
Time Passages
Climb the wall above a rib to the break, swing right and sprint to finish.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V4 6b
4
Cyclops
The wall left of the twin slots.
 V1 5b
5
Two Eyes
Climb past the sightless sockets. Finish up a shallow groove.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
6
Cornea
The wall to the right of the sockets.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
V2 5c
7
Willy Simm's Silly Whim
Climb the tiny arete.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
V6 6b
8
Retina
Head left towards the left-hand side of the shrubbery.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
9
Nameless
Take a direct line into the right-hand side of the hanging gardens.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
10
Eliminate
The vague groove leads to a leftwards exit.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
11
Goliath
Climb the wall heading for the right-hand side of the beehive and with a crucial stretch for the break.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
V2 5c
12
Square Four
Climb to the four neatly square-cut holes and then use the left-hand pair to finish.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
13
Greeting
Tricky moves below the break. Avoiding using the right-hand pair of holes is difficult.
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
14
Handshake
Climb the wall to the useful pinch-grip just below the top.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
15
Pisa Wall
The short wall into the left edge of the notch at the cliff top.
 
2 Stars
S 4a
16
Straight Crack
The rather battered pseudo-crack is the easiest offering on the wall. Oddly it would probably get 4c on Stanage!
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
S 4a
17
Eliminate Wall
The bulging wall between the two ill-defined cracks is short but manages to be quite pumpy.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
V2 5c
18
Mankey Road
The vague right-hand crack is pushy and keeps going.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
V2 5c
19
Monkey Grip
Climb the smooth wall passing a useful hole early on and finishing over a small overhang. Pleasant.
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
20
Green Streak
Twin parallel bogey-lines mark the line.
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
21
Fingers
Trend right up the wall to a good break, then stretch.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
V2 5c
22
Bushy Tale
Climb straight up the wall to another tricky finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
V1 5b
23
One Move
The wall below the end of the railings a bit more than a one move wonder.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
24
Thumb Screw
Use a bore-hole to start.
 
Technical
V3 6a
25
Commando
2m left of the edge of the wall. Use a sharp slot on the left for the last move to the top. A dyno from the break to the top is...
2 user comments
 
Technical
V3 6a
26
Gorilla
Just left of the edge of the wall.
2 user comments
 V2 5c
27
Pisa Traverse
The pumpy low-level traverse is the most popular piece of climbing here and sees constant horizontal traffic. From Gorilla to...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
V3 5c
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