Beech Layback Area

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Early morning sun
18 mins
Level
Windy

The short walls here feature a jutting arete on the left and the quarried angular corner of Beech Layback to its right. This is a small collection of fairly unremarkable climbs; on the plus side, you will likely have the place to yourself.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Black Silk on White Satin
The juggy wall to a tricky finish.
1 user comment
 HS
2
The Arete
A tricky couple of moves soon reach better holds.
1 user comment
 
Technical
S
3
Beech Layback
A short-lived tussle that is safe but surprisingly hard work.
 
1 Stars
VS
4
Hanging Crack
The flake-choked crack is quite steep.
 
Loose
VS
5
Boa Crack
The next crack has a huge tree blocking the exit.
 
Graunchy
VD
6
Reynard's Crack
The slanting and narrowing crack. A crafty approach helps.
 
Technical
S
7
The Welcome
Climb the centre of the wall. Hard to start but a big chip helps.
 E1
8
Heron Wall
The slabby groove that bounds the wall.
 
Technical
VD
9
Thin
The parallel thin cracks are protected by tiny wires.
 
1 Stars
VS
10
Slack Crack
The crack on good jams and jugs to a tricky exit.
 VD
11
The Line
A hidden gem tucked behind the encroaching oak. Climb to, and up, the finger-crack, then the short wall. Hard for the grade.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS
12
CB Variant
Head across the crest of the floral flake, first as a hand-traverse then as a foot-traverse, to gain and finish up the grassy...
 S
13
Triple-Bum-Drop
A bold outing up the right-hand side of the face.
 
1 Stars
E5
14
Demolition Chimney
The short decaying rift on the right.
 
Graunchy
Loose
S
  • Latest Comments

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    King of the Swingers
    "With the right sequence only 6b and amenable to those of average span." 07/Apr

    Twin Crack
    "VS 4C at least" 19/Aug

    Diet of Worms
    "ooops - 19th May 1978 according to the Tanky's new routes book. hex 7 stacked on..." 24/Sep

    Rise of the Robots
    "Haha 6b! Someone needs to lay off the crack pipe." 10/Aug

    Moonshine
    "Amazing that there are no comments for this brillant route. Technical interestin..." 02/Jun

    Rise of the Robots
    "Yes where did this 6b come from? I would go with 5c, but this route is much easi..." 17/Apr

    Finger Distance
    "A brilliant V4/5 with pads. I suppose you could argue that pads make it "to..." 14/Jan

    Honest John
    "Short but worthwhile" 26/Oct

    Saddy
    "Thought that this is quite a good route. Good line cracks that require quite a b..." 09/Jun

    Saddy
    "I thought it was rather good, for some of the reasons Fiend dislikes it. It was ..." 08/May

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