Pebble Mill

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Early morning sun
10 mins
Level
Windy

A fine buttress that is home to one of John Allen's classic pebble-pulling routes of the 1970s, Pebble Mill. There are some easier routes here too on the walls to the left.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Broddle
The left arete has a tricky mantelshelf start and soon eases.
3 user comments
 VS 4c
2
Limmock
The centre of the slab has a slippery, reachy start with no gear.The upper section is much easier and has runners.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
3
Lino
Precarious moves up the green right arete on flaky holds.
 
Technical
HVS 5a
4
The Birth of Liquid Desires
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
A pleasant crack left of the tall smooth slab has a tricky start.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S 4a
6
Pebble Mill
Layback the lower arete precariously on its left-hand side to a ledge on the right. Teeter up to better holds (the crux for...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5 6b
7
Pebble Mill Traverse
A desperate thin traverse across the open face with great moves.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
f7A+
8
Pepper Mill
The Pebble Mill arete climbed on its right-hand side.
 
1 Stars
f6C+
9
We Ain't Gonna Pay No Toll
An underrated and contrasting right-hand start to Pebble Mill. Boulder up the wall to a break. Finger traverse this left onto...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E5 6b
10
Dork Child
Between Pebble Mill and Above and Beyond is a tall slabby buttress. A boulder problem start - f5+ - gains a ledge, continue up...
 
1 Stars
E1 5c
  • Latest Comments

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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

    Life Assurance
    "First E6! so cant really comment on the grade, great line, not the best conditio..." 10/Oct

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