Modern Area

Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill
10 mins

The next routes are arranged around the gully between Central Climb Area and Hen Cloud Eliminate Area. The first two are on the tower behind The Arete and provide popular lower-grade challenges. Guidebook page 86.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Modern
20m. Climb the long curving flake to a good 'sit-down' ledge. Finish up the crack in the right arete.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
S 4a
2
Ancient
16m. The right arete of the face, passing a niche, to the ledge of Modern. Step left to the crack in the headwall.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
3
Small Buttress
6m. The short rounded arete at the top of the gully.
 HVS
4
Bitching
8m. The thin crack in the small buttress to the right.
 
Crimpy
E1 5b
5
Bow Buttress
10m. Follow a diagonal crack out to the arete then climb the battered flake on the adjacent face.
 
1 Stars
VD
6
The Driven Bow
8m. Direct up the scary rippled wall above the short crack.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E7 6c
7
Solid Geometry
8m. The smart arete has some delightful moves.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
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