East Hill - Upper Tier

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Lots of sun!
10 mins
Uphill

A short series of smart, pocketed walls and steep crack- lines in a fine sunny setting and with a broad grassy base - just the spot for a picnic and a bit of mellow climbing.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Face Climb Number 1
The pleasant thin crack and face above.
1 user comment
 D
2
Arete Number 1
Balance up the right-hand arete of the slab.
 VD
3
Steep Chimney
The chimney to a leftward exit, or head through the hole.
 VD
4
Arete Number 2
The right-hand arete of the chimney has tricky initial moves then eases above.
 VD 4a
5
Face Climb Number 2
The centre of the narrow face between the two chimneys is very much an eliminate.
1 user comment
 VD
6
Pedestal Chimney
The chimney to the left of the pedestal to a choice of exits.
 M
7
Pedestal Wall
A narrow wall and roof above the pedestal taken direct.
 HVS 5a
8
Brassington Crack Arete
Tackle the arete direct and try to avoid using the pedestal.
 S 4a
9
Brassington Crack Face
As the name suggests, the face left of the crack without deviation.
 HS 4b
10
Brassington Crack
The wide crack can be bridged or laybacked, the latter form of progress is more like HS.
 
1 Stars
HVD
11
Brassington Face
From just to the right of the crack climb steeply rightwards to a niche then finish up the ivy-covered arete on the right.
 VD
12
Easy Arete
Climb the pocketed arete on the left of the buttress.
 M
13
Snuffer Chimney
The narrowing-chimney is awkward. A famous route from yesteryear, if you fell out of it you could consider yourself snuffed.
 
1 Stars
S 4b
14
The Overhang Indirect
Traverse the pocketed wall rightwards below the roof to the arete. Pull over a bugle and climb the juggy wall on the left.
 VS 4c
15
The Overhang
Climb the pocketed wall to the roof and pass this using the prominent finger-jug. Continue up the steep wall keeping left for...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
HVS 5b
16
Smooth Chimney Outside Route
An oddly-named climb up the pocketed left wall of the chimney and the wall above.
 HS 4b
17
Smooth Chimney
The obviously-named feature eases with height. Once past the chock, the rest is a doddle.
 VD
18
Elder Rib
A narrow fin of rock between the two chimneys is fingery but soon eases.
 
Crimpy
VS 4c
19
Chockstone Chimney
The chimney with the expected threadable feature just before it eases to scrambling.
 D
20
Crack and Face
Climb the shallow groove in the right-hand wall of the chimney using holds out right.
 VD
21
Face Direct
The pocketed wall just right of the groove has a fingery start and taxing finish.
2 user comments
 
Crimpy
VS 4c
22
Angel's Crawl
Climb the fingery pocketed arete then step out right and climb the centre of the face direct.
2 user comments
 
Crimpy
VS 4c
23
Elderberry Crack
The pair of cracks to the right of the arete are quite steep and pushy, though they can be well protected.
 S 4a
24
Savoy Crack
The wider crack just right is a slippery struggle as far as the overhang. Swing right and sprint for the top.
1 user comment
 HS 4b
25
Two Minute Crack
The finish has become a little overgrown at the top, secateurs useful but this may slow you down.
 S 4a