Bicycle Repair Man

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A fine slab capped by a substantial tree, with another at its base. It is split by two prominent cracks and is home to a fine set of climbs, many of a 'fluttery' nature. It was originally named after an old bike found underneath it that needed some serious attention from the menders. Guidebook page 141.

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1
Silent Manoeuvres
The arete is tackled precariously on its right-hand side. Bold laybacking, but sadly (or fortunately) escapable.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4 5c
2
Telescopic Demand
As reachy as the name suggests. Climb the sinuous crack in the left-hand edge of the slab. A side-runner for the start is...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E3 6a
3
Swan Song
A bit of an eliminate high up. Climb right up the shallow ramp until it is possible to reach a thin crack - small wires. Follow...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
4
Bicycle Repair Man Top 50
A classic. Crank up the thin crack (awkward to start) to a rest in a tiny groove. Head left across the wall on surprising holds...
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5b
5
Charas
Climb to the tree then tackle the thin finger-crack (poor footholds and perfect runners) then the easier groove above.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5b
6
Mosaic Piece
Step right out of Charas and leave the runners to balance up the sketchy wall. A Direct Start is a bolder E4 5c.
2 user comments
 
Fluttery
E4 5c
7
Wipe Out
Climb the thin crack to a ledge (tiny wires) then trend left up a ramp before continuing directly to join the easy finishing...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5b
8
Paraplege
Start as for Wipe Out, but continue carefully in the same line up the hairline crack to a creaky finish on the headwall.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
9
Amatarasu
The rather scruffy groove that bounds the wall on the right is climbed passing a tricky overhang to enter the continuation.
3 user comments
 
Loose
VS 4c