The Riffler

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The low wall left of the Leaning Block has a set of steep routes that have a similar reputation to those on its big brother to the right. Most of the routes follow cracks and proficiency in jamming is near essential. Once your technique is suitably honed, its time to head right!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Small Beginnings
The left-hand wall is climbed by this tiny offering.
 S 4a
2
Hathersage Climb
The left arete of the wall starting over the roof.
 
1 Stars
Strong
VS 5a
3
All of a Quiver
An eliminate, with nice moves and gear to a mantel finale.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
4
Tossing a Wobbler
The groove and wall to the right to another difficult exit.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
5
The Warding
The shallow groove near the left edge of the wall. The crucial tricky start is avoidable on the left, dropping the grade a...
 
Technical
S 4b
6
Aceldama
The wall is short, unprotected and has a harrowing exit.
 E4 6a
7
Mighty Atom
Thin cracks lead to good runners in the second break. The gritty and gripping exit is too far above them for comfort.
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
E2 5c
8
Brillo
The left arete of the central recess and the thin cracks above are harder than they look. The cracks are often gritty after...
1 user comment
 E1 5c
9
The Riffler
Climb the roof of the cave, passing the jammed blocks with care and finish up the crack above. Juggy and pumpy too.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
10
The Cotter
Take the right arete of the central blocky recess and the thin crack directly above it on holds that are generally...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
11
The Rat's Tail
The hand-crack in a shallow groove gives good climbing to a tough exit on jams.
12 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 5a
12
The Reamer
Climb the left edge of the deep gully via ledges to a thin crack which gives a couple of good moves. The easiest of the bunch.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
13
Leaning Block Gully
Classic back and foot practice near the front, passing outside of the jammed block.
 
Graunchy
VD
14
Leaning Block Gully Inside Route
The grubby gritty back of the gully is often used as a descent.
2 user comments
 M
  • Latest Comments

    For HIGGAR TOR

    Wotan's Corner
    "Changed from D to D, no votes" 23/Mar

    The Rasp
    "Is this meant to be bottom of the Top50 E2s? Harder than Five Finger Exercise an..." 06/Sep top50

    The File
    "i'd give it hvs 4c cos it's steep and sustained. i led it onsight and am an aver..." 17/Aug top50

    The Rasp
    "To onsight this 'stonking chunderpump' you just need a decent set of cams and pl..." 07/Jul top50

    The Rat's Tail
    "Yeah, its def tough for VS. I led the Rasp cleanly then fell off this seconding..." 18/Jun

    Surform
    "still hvs , load of bomber gear" 10/Jun

    Doddle
    "yer, right. never S i've climb VS that are a lot easier. It steep and there very..." 29/Aug

    Splint
    "A one move wonder but a spooky move. I thought it was a worth while route." 05/May

    The File
    "could do with being ten times longer. nuff said" 23/Apr top50

    The Rasp
    "A proper mission, but managed to get the clean on-sight. If you like steep clim..." 16/Apr top50

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