Quality Street

3 Stars
 HVS 4c

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A superb pitch packed with excellent holds and climbing and with the added benefit of a solid finish. One of Swanage's best HVSs. Move up the wall on great holds to a flake at 10m, before climbing rightwards on steeper ground to gain the fault-line (possible belay). Gain the steep wall on the left above the fault-line and take this to an overhang. Go left and up into a shallow corner with difficulty, before easier bridging and crack climbing finishes this memorable pitch. Low in the grade.
FA. Richard Crewe, P.Charman 10.2.1974


An excellent route, steep and sustained on massive holds. Comparable in quality to Finale Groove, but a tad easier. Optional lie down rest at the half-height break. Best approached across the boulders from Guillemot east.
Owen W-G - 08/Aug/05

Can easily ab in from just above the route. Lovely quiet spot in the sun, so your gear's safe. Need to make sure the ab is to the left though (or the tide is out)!
Oh, and a lovely route.
clipskipper - 20/Mar/06

Actually, that should have been 'ab rope to the right'!.
clipskipper - 20/Mar/06

Excellent route in stunning position, all 4b/4c but strenuous at times. Ab in from above, to right facing out, good.
Simon Duncan - 14/Apr/07

again, I think I meant to left facing out. Anyway, fine
Simon Duncan - 14/Apr/07

Awesome route! Never particularly hard but just keeps on coming! One of the best routes I've done.
Danos - 18/Apr/07

Not as good as finale Groove! The line is just not as continuous and a little easier. I think this is the easiest HVS I have ever climbed, I wont argue about the grade though because it is a tiny bit awkward to protect due to strange shaped cracks. Great adventure, especially if you scamper across from Guillemot Ledge (calm seas, and low tide only).
A.J - 30/May/07

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