Ricochet Wall

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Evening sun
30 mins
Uphill
Windy

Beyond the prow of The Rostrum is a wide green wall then further on, a well-cracked face which faces just a little more to the west. It is vaguely reminiscent of Yarncliffe's Zapple wall.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tind
20m. Edge up the diagonal undercut crack to reach the blunt arete, then climb this more boldly to finish up a short crack.
 HVS
2
Born at a Price
20m. Climb past a hole to reach the highest break. Fill this with gear then climb the centre of the upper wall via a blunt rib,...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4
3
Ricochet Wall Top 50
20m. Classic. The cracks splitting the centre of the wall are reached up a shallow groove, with runners to the left. At its...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1
4
Scot's Wall
20m. Not as fine as Ricochet but still worth doing. Climb the slanting cracks rightwards to the break, move right again to the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1
5
The Light
20m. The wide crack that bounds the right-hand side of the wall is awkward to get established in.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VS
6
Light Fantastic
16m. Climb the wall right of the wide crack centrally to the upper break. Move right then graze a way to the top.
 HVS
7
Ball Bearings
12m. Climb through the bulge at some spidery cracks, then head right up the slab above.
 HVS
8
Surprise
12m. The right-hand side of the rib leads to hard moves to enter the large scoop feature on the arete. Finish leftwards.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E2
9
Barney Rubble
10m. The grubby and awkward corner, to a rightward exit below the 'hanging death'.
 
Graunchy
Loose
VS
10
Stimrol
12m. The fine square-cut arete gives good climbing, with runners in the big break, before the bold final section.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2
11
The Long Reach
12m. Follow the crack right of the arete to the ledge then the harder continuation above. The name is a giveaway.
 
Reachy
Technical
E3
12
Chimp Crack
10m. Zig-zag up the crack to the ledge then tackle the thinner right-trending crack in the wall behind.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS
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    Ricochet Wall
    "Very very good!" 10/Jun top50

    Ricochet Wall
    "Crack makes you wish it was 20m long. Must get to Utah." 25/Jun top50

    Sweatyman
    "Why on earth would you crawl through the slot when you can just traverse onto th..." 14/Jun

    Ricochet Wall
    "1 of the best jams i`ve ever had the pleasure of having" 01/Apr top50

    Ricochet Wall
    "Amazing route. Game of two half, technical at first, then some lovely jamming......" 03/May top50

    Sweatyman
    "ace climb, easy worth 3 stars" 07/Feb

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