Pic Tor Routes

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Level
5 mins
Sheltered

Guidebook page 339.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Permission
The flaky rust-coloured arete is fingery, technical and often dirty.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E3 6a
2
Sulphur City
Make fingery moves to a ledge - thread. More hard climbing above gains a shallow groove which leads steeply to the top.
 
Technical
Crimpy
E3 6a
3
Big Pig
The big piggish groove is quite a struggle to a tree.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HVS 5a
4
The Impending Gleam
Climb a shallow groove and blunt arete right of Big Pig until forced left below the vegetation to the tree on Big Pig.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
5
Burning Spear
The groove and crack right of the blunt rib leads pleasantly to a grotty exit. It is better to escape left as for the last...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
6
Nosferatu
Climb cracks that lead up to a tree then move left onto the arete and climb this. A direct start up the lower arete is harder.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
7
Cistron
Climb the blocky crack to a prominent solid tree, then the thinner continuation crack that leads into a final easy groove.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1 5b
8
Silenus
Fine climbing, mildly bold but the holds and runners keep coming. Climb the bulge and steep slab to a small ledge then trend...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
9
Erasmus
Climb the shallow groove into the centre of the face (thread) then head into the hanging white corner above. Follow this...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5c
10
Stenosis
The blunt rib on pockets then trend right into Diagnosis. The upper section is becoming overgrown.
 
Fluttery
E4 5c
11
Diagnosis
Climb straight up the wall passing a thin undercut to reach ledges. Trend right to a bolt lower-off.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4 6a
12
Neurosis
From a ledge, enter the shallow groove and climb this to a difficult exit. Finish as for Diagnosis.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
E3 6a
13
Prognosis
The other best route here. Climb the spidery cracks rightwards, passing the bulge (peg) on thin flaky holds. Continue up the...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
E2 5c
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    Erasmus
    "Blind moves out left under the overhang, but the holds are good once you've foun..." 25/Jul

    Prognosis
    "Led it again the other day. A much smoother and more controlled ascent than the ..." 19/Jul

    Cistron
    "Maybe worth 2 stars? Certainly at least one * better than Burning Spear, anyway...." 03/Jul

    Erasmus
    "Very nice climb" 24/May

    Prognosis
    "Lower off replaced 08/09." 13/Aug

    Prognosis
    "Given in E3 in the BMC's Peak Limestone South guide and it certainly felt signif..." 15/Jul

    Big Pig
    "Awkward and very hard at VS, good protection, loose finish." 04/Apr

    Silenus
    "Doesn't really merit a fluttery symbol (if you have the right cam). Soft E2, bu..." 27/Jul

    Silenus
    "A gem of a climb, worthy of two stars, just." 28/Aug

    Big Pig
    "climbed it tonight, thought it was a small pig with a squeal of a crux." 16/Apr

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