Hells Bells

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Afternoon sun
6 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

A pleasant buttress with some mild offerings which are suitable for those who find the scale of the main quarry a bit intimidating. This is the first piece of decent rock that you arrive at on the normal approach.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Chiming Crack
10m. On the left a pair of converging cracks and their continuation give pleasant and well protected jamming.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4a
2
Hell's Bells
10m. The left-hand of the three grooves is the best route here and is a sample of what the rest of the quarry offers. Bridge...
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
3
Midrift
8m. The central groove is pleasantly mild. Another good introduction to the rock and the style of climbing at Millstone.
3 user comments
 VD
4
Giant's Steps
8m. Yet another reasonable starter up the right-hand groove using a series of giant steps. Quite mild at the grade.
3 user comments
 VD
5
Street Legal
8m. Climb the smooth face on the right passing the Africa-shaped flake with difficulty. A two-move wonder.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
6
Blood and Guts on Botty Street
8m. An extended boulder problem up the right-hand arete of the buttress is unprotected and precarious.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
  • Latest Comments

    For MILLSTONE

    Gimcrack
    "5a and hard VS if you follow the jamming crack without a deviation - might be 4c..." 13/Jun

    Coventry Street
    "I wonder if the votes for grading relate just to the bottom bit. The lead crux i..." 30/Mar

    Soho Sally
    "Really good varied climbing - but suffers a bit from lack of traffic - so get on..." 02/Sep

    Whitehall
    "Did this today - well done to whoever cleaned it up - it must have been a messy ..." 17/Aug

    Blind Bat
    "Old peg is actually OK and can be backed up with a friend 1 ish. Good crimping" 04/May

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