David and Goliath

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Early morning sun
10 mins
Level
Windy

A famous pair of cracks bounded on either side by an impressive pair of aretes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Above and Beyond the Kinaesthetic Barrier
A highly technical route up the arete. Use ancient bullet-marks to reach the first jugs then make some balancy moves to the...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E4 6b
2
Samson
Tough to climb and to grade. Swing out left to a big pocket then make a desperate move upwards to a still tricky finish. It can...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
f8A
3
Goliath
An unrelenting struggle up the wide crack. At least it is protectable nowadays by the biggest cams. The bold (crazy?) can...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E4 6a
4
David
The parallel-sided crack is best sprinted, passing a big threadable chockstone runner. A short and sweet route that is...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
HVS 4c
5
Sling Shot
Make a rising traverse up the ramp to reach David then climb the wide crack until a swinging hand-traverse leads around the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b
6
Messiah
The outrageous clean-cut arete. It is climbed by technical laybacking to reach holds and runners in the break (small cam) and a...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E7 6c
7
Messiah Traverse
The crimpy wall rightwards from the arete.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
f7A
8
Rollerwall
A thin left-hand start to Saul via some old chipped holds. They were filled in some years ago but the cement has gradually...
1 user comment
 
Technical
f7C
9
Saul
The steep quarried slab has a neat tiptoe start trending right to a ledge and a mantelshelf. Step back left to an easier but...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 5b
  • 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

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