Spectre Wall

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Sport
Evening sun
10 mins
Level
Sheltered

The back wall of the bay is the main attraction at Halldale and is one of the best discoveries of recent years. Virtually all the routes are well worth doing particularly if you are into off-vertical wall climbing. Guidebook page 210.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Ghost Story
22m. The vague rib at the left side of the wall has a poor start up loose rock though the open face towards the top is better.
3 user comments
 
Loose
6c
2
Lick Yours
22m. The left-hand line on the main slab leads up some hollow sounding rock to the hard roof and superb face above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Loose
7a
3
Spooktakula
22m. A very fine pitch through the centre of the overhangs and on via the upper face.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7a+
4
Southern Discomfort
22m. A fine climb with a technical lower wall which leads to a fingery roof and excellent headwall.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6c+
5
Burning Spirits
22m. A superb find - one of the best in recent years. The central line of the wall has a technical lower section to the roof....
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
6b
6
Dark Side of the Room
22m. Climb the slab and then pull though the double roof with difficulty to get established on the upper wall.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
7
The Spectre
22m. Head rightwards up the wall to a tricky fingery section then head into the hanging groove under the big roof. Step out...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
8
God is Good
22m. Climb rightwards up the fine face, with fierce moves to reach and pass the small overlap. Continue aiming to the right of...
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
9
Unblackened
16m. The left arete of the face has a tricky start, pity the 1st bolt is above the hard move! The upper slab is easier.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
10
First and Last
16m. The thin crack is an oddity! Climb it placing gear then move left to the lower-off.
1 user comment
 HVS 5a
11
Back Helicopter Ride
16m. Pleasant climbing direct up the black slab with spaced bolts. Tends to be dirty after rain.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
6a
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  • Latest Comments

    For HALLDALE QUARRY

    God is Good
    "A route of 2 halves: the 1st half hard, the 2nd half not so hard. At the overlap..." 23/Aug

    A Fossil on Fossils
    "Didn't feel dusty at the weekend, thoroughly enjoyable especially the top few mo..." 18/Oct

    God is Good
    "There is now a seriously dodgy black flake where you move slightly rightwards ab..." 22/Jul

    Burning Spirits
    "I agree with A.J. defo 3 Stars on superb rock. Only grumble: Spaced bolts on the..." 03/Jul

    A Fossil on Fossils
    "The crack line just left (and using the same lower bolts) is also very good with..." 06/Jun

    A Fossil on Fossils
    "6b at most. Great climb though!" 28/Sep

    Southern Discomfort
    "Didn't find it reachy at all and i'm 5'8". Fiend must just have crap techni..." 31/May

    A Crinoid Smile
    "the finish is intense and worthy of a bulging forearms symbol I reckon, really s..." 22/Jun

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