High Crag

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

The tallest section of Wildcat is bounded on the left by the deep groove of Manx and has the prominent straight crack of The Great Cleft splitting its right-hand side. Further right, the slim groove of Cataclysm pokes out from the trees - its glossy holds glinting in the sun.

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1
Manx
1) 4b, 28m. The deep groove bounding the buttress is popular and low in the grade. Start up a wall on the left then follow the...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
2
Golden Yardstick Top 50
A superb second pitch follows the hanging rib right of Manx.1) 4b, 14m. Climb onto a pedestal then continue up the groove...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
3
Lobo
1) 4b, 14m. Take the first pitch of Golden Yardstick to the cave.2) 4a, 26m. Step right and climb the groove passing to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
4
Tut's Anomalous
1) 4c, 20m. Start up a short open groove above a fallen flake then trend left to a flake. Climb this and the bulge above to a...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E1 5b
5
Great Cleft
The long crack system is a strenuous, slippery and awkward tussle, yet it is a kind of classic despite all of this.1) 4c,...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2 5c
6
Lynx
A right-to-left diagonal line with plenty of interesting climbing. Polished in places, though that doesn't detract too...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
HS 4b
7
The Catcuss Furballs Connection
A fine hard pitch tackling the hanging headwall above the top section of Lynx. Follow Lynx pitch 2 for 8m then pull up...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5 6b
8
Clash of Arms
From the stance on Lynx step right and climb the groove and crack above then power up the wall on the right to an undercut...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E4 6b
9
Stolen Jewel
A direct line which feels about 7a+. Start up Lynx but climb direct and cross the bulge past an old bolt.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Loose
E5 6b
10
Sphynx
1) 4b, 22m. Start up Lynx but where it starts to trend left move out right and climb a groove and rib to a stance and tree...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
VS 5a
11
Climacteric
Enjoyable and full-on for the grade. Climb the centre of the wall to the overlap, and make a difficult pull on to the wall...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 5a
12
Cataclysm Top 50
A shiny classic up a neat hanging groove above a hidden cave.1) 4b, 10m. Climb a groove to reach a tree, step right...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
13
Metamorphosis
Start just right of a rock nose right of Cataclysm.1) 5a, 12m. Climb the wall into a small groove, keeping just right of...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
HVS 5b
14
Timing X
A good top pitch on excellent rock though the approach is naff.1) 4c, 14m. Climb the wall and bulge to shallow cave with...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5b
15
End Game
1) 4c, 14m. As for Timing X to the shallow cave.2) 5a, 24m. Climb directly over the bulge above the belay and finish up the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
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