Joint Effort Wall

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No sun
6 mins
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Sheltered
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The showpiece of the quarry is this tall and rugged slab of dark rock. The right-hand side is steeper and forms a fine tufa-encrusted wall. Good technique and neat footwork pay dividends here. Guidebook page 142.

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1
Suscipiat
The left edge of the wall has a steep start up fluted rock then step left to the arete. Move back right (loose) and then follow...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
VS 4c
2
Sunai
Climb between Suscipiat and The Nails to a black wall. Go up the left-hand side of this then head right below a bulge to a...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
3
The Nails
Not as hard as the name might suggest. Climb past the ancient ironwork and on up the pleasant crack to the base of a shallow...
13 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 5b
4
Soft Times
A pleasant eliminate weaving up the face between Welcome and The Nails to a finish up the black slab above and left of the...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1 5c
5
Welcome to Hard Times Top 50
Fine intricate face climbing. Climb deviously up the centre of the slab (small wires and threads) to the horizontal break. Take...
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
6
Joint Effort Top 50
Excellent, the best of its grade here, following the sinuous crack-line that runs the full height of the face. A steep and...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
7
Badlands
Climb the slender pillar between Captain Reliable and Joint Effort leading to the start of Private Gripped. Finish up this (E6...
1 user comment
 E3 6a
8
Captain Reliable
Climb the pleasant crack to the bulges and lace it with gear. Then pull up and right to find tricky-to-place runners and one...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
9
Private Gripped
Follow Captain Reliable to the bulges. Step out left and tackle the desperately thin upper wall, with enough protection where...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6 6b
10
Extra Effort
An eliminate up the pillar between Captain Reliable and Investal is taken without recourse to either route for protection.
 
Technical
E2 5c
11
Investal
The rather scrappy looking crack and groove has some good moves on it. A pity about the vegetation.
3 user comments
 HVS 5a
12
Clowning
The arete/wall right of Investal, and left of Cathy's Clown, is steep sustained and not too well protected.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5b
13
Cathy's Clown Top 50
Fine sustained tufa climbing; technical and balancy despite its steepness. Climb the wall via a couple of bulges to an open...
12 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E2 5c
14
Liquid Courage Top 50
The right-hand side of the wall is strenuous, sustained and high in the grade. Climb a scoop to the bulges and power diagonally...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b