BLACKNOR CENTRAL


Blacknor Central faces south east and is a good-morning-sun venue. It suffers from dusty rock in places but many of the lines are on good flowstone and pocketed walls. A good place to check out if Blacknor North is busy.

Routes

74 sport routes (4+...7c)
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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Hysterical Solitude Area
This is a fine sector with some interesting flowstone that is especially useful as a late morning...
19
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

20 mins

75
Monsoon Malabar Area
An good section of cliff-line that offers routes throughout the grades and some striking lines. The...
11
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

20 mins

76
Pregnant Pause Area
This wall has some scrappy routes on its left-hand side, but is dominated by the magnificent arete...
10
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

18 mins

78
Go With the Flow Area
The Go With the Flow section of cliff has some good flowstone. The right-hand side of the wall -...
4
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

16 mins

80
Niagra Area
The Go With the Flow section of cliff has some good flowstone. The right-hand side of the wall -...
5
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

16 mins

Seepage
81
Portland Heights Area
This area has now been completely developed to yield some excellent long pocketed wall climbs. It...
14
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

13 mins

83
Return to Roissy Area
Like its adjoining neighbour this is a fine towering wall of crisp and shelly rock, that provides a...
11
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and down

12 mins

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  • Latest Comments

    For BLACKNOR CENTRAL

    When This Hits the Fan
    "A top route: sustained, great positions, not much friable rock in evidence. Dest..." 18/Aug

    Portland Heights
    "Crux comes at an unexpected point which caught me out for the onsight. Other tha..." 29/Apr top50

    The Wrecked Finger
    "Nice steady start, interesting mid section and very tricky finish. Well named!" 02/Apr

    Dudas sin nombres
    "Decent climb, interesting rock." 05/Feb

    Through the Barricades
    "Done a few of the routes hereabouts and this ranks amongst them as definitely 7a..." 21/Oct

    Last Rose of Summer
    "I think I seconded this on the fa. One of Pete's best imho..." 10/Sep

    That Honeycomb Centre
    "More solid and pumpy that it looks. Really good addition to the sector. 1.5 ..." 03/Sep

    Gaze of the Gorgon
    "The start has been re-cleaned and re-bolted. The second bolt came out with two b..." 07/Dec

    Gaze of the Gorgon
    "Seconded. Danger of dying on this route! Avoid." 27/Jun

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