Pebble Mill

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Evening sun
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A fine tall buttress that is home to one of John Allenís classic pebble-pulling routes of the 1970s, Pebble Mill. Up and left is a smaller slab with some easier offerings. Guidebook page 230.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Broddle
8m. The left arete has a tricky mantelshelf start and soon eases.
2 user comments
 
Technical
HS 4c
2
Limmock
10m. The centre of the slab has a slippery and reachy start. The upper section is much easier and has runners.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
HVS 5b
3
Lino
10m. Precarious moves up the right arete on flaky holds.
 
Technical
HVS 5a
4
The Birth of Liquid Desires
6m. A minor line up the scooped slab left of the crack. There is no gear until the easy ground at the top.
 HVS 5a
5
Wazzock
8m. A pleasant crack left of the smooth slab has a tricky start.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4a
6
Pebble Mill
12m. Layback the lower arete precariously on its left-hand side to a ledge on the right. Teeter up to better holds (the crux...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
7
Pebble Mill Traverse
A desperate thin traverse across the open face. The Pebble Mill arete, climbed on its right-hand side gives Pepper Mill, V5...
 
1 Stars
Technical
V7 7A+
8
We Ain't Gonna Pay No Toll
12m. A contrasting right-hand start to Pebble Mill. Boulder out the wall to gain a break. Finger-traverse this onto the slab.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E5 6b
9
Dork Child
8m. Between Pebble Mill and Above and Beyond is a long slabby buttress. Start at the base of this and make a boulder problem...
 
1 Stars
E1 5c
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    Goliath
    "The top crack can be fisted. Tried to climb it as an offwidth for the full exper..." 02/Jun

    Pebble Mill
    "Soft - easier than The Knock or White Wand - Im only 5 10' aswell." 29/Oct

    Movie Star
    "An update - the older BMC guides describes moving in from the R (Surprise)and gi..." 13/Jul

    Zeus
    "Hard work but very worthwhile. Safe as houses - didn't detect any movement in th..." 28/Jun

    Roof Route
    "Looks pretty tame at first sight put its definately harder than it looks, lay aw..." 28/May

    Boggart Left-hand
    "I'm 5'9" and found the reach/dyno quite tricky. The repeated swings to the ..." 03/Dec

    The Knock
    "Did this onsight and thought E4 5c would be fair. pads or no pads, won't make m..." 20/Oct top50

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