GREAT WANNEY


A fine crag with many excellent climbs across the grade range, including a great set of hard classics and some high quality easier routes. Great Wanney has been climbed on for over a hundred years and it remains a popular venue when the conditions are right.

Routes

46 trad routes (M...E7)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other
East Buttress
The eastern end of the main edge consists of a fine trio of buttresses; a slabby right-hand one a...
10
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

20 mins

Great Wall
This fine smooth wall is home to a great HVS, Great Wall, and the superb HS of Idiot's Delight....
11
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

20 mins

Central Gully and Main Wall
A deep-cut rift bites into the cliff with good hard climbs on the walls and some easier stuff in...
16
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

20 mins

Jacob's Ladder and West Buttress
These two buttress on the right-hand side of the crag have a few decent climbs but no major...
9
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

20 mins

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  • Latest Comments

    For GREAT WANNEY

    Main Wall
    "4b move to start with the potential for an awkward landing (given you start on a..." 17/Apr top50

    Broken Wing
    "Almost as good as Thin Ice, for which it is an obligatory companion / warm-up, a..." 11/Apr

    Main Wall
    "A hard move to start, then sparsely protected VDiff, with quite an exciting fini..." 23/Jun top50

    Northumberland Wall
    "Climbed in a fine drizzle which we didn't think affect things too much as it is ..." 04/Oct top50

    Great Wall Direct Finish
    "Definitely not pumpy, not fluttery if you are used to the grade, and not reachy ..." 12/Sep

    Northumberland Wall
    "Overgraded. E1 5b." 12/Sep top50

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