The West Wall

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Lots of sun!
12 mins
Level
Sheltered

The left-hand side of the main section of the cliff is a little disappointing at first acquaintance - the lower two-thirds look more like steep pastureland than good climbing terrain. Higher up there is a fine wall of excellent, pocketed rock which give most of the routes their quality climbing. Guidebook page 290.

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1
West Wall Climb
A wandering outing up the left flank of the cliff with a bit of a bushwhack early on, although it manages to raise its head...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
2
Enough Time
A right-hand finish to West Wall Climb following the line that Beeston Eliminate should have taken.1) 4b, 25m. Pitch 1 of...
 
Pumpy
HVS 5b
3
Patience
A reasonable start and finish are linked by some rock and a lot of vegetation in the upper half of the first pitch.1) 5b,...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
4
The Beest
A cracking eliminate with a lot of fine fingery climbing and just a little unsavoury grass to remind you where you are.1)...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E3 6a
5
Principle of Moments
The wall to the right of the upper pitch of The Beest. A worthwhile pitch, although it sees little attention. Step right from...
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
E3 5c
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    Central Wall
    "8 years on from the last couple of comments, I can report that the route is stil..." 04/Sep

    Lord of the Dance
    "Well worthwhile. Pitch 1 climbed from the path is more like 30m and belays at ..." 03/Sep

    West Wall Climb
    "Excellent route. Too much vegetation and earth for 3 stars but maybe just about ..." 03/Oct

    Black Grub
    "We did Evensong and Ivy Gash and then abbed down to the belay. Thought the route..." 12/Aug

    Bertram's Chimney
    "Did this on Saturday (early July). The exit to the top of the crag is very overg..." 13/Jul

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