The Hobbit and Swan Wall

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No sun
15 mins
Level
Sheltered

The first rocks reached appear a bit disappointing, hardly managing to escape the greenery, though there are some pleasant short routes here. When topping out BEWARE the mossy, pine needle-ridden finishes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Rivendell Crack
8m. The steep crack is reached from the left.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS
2
Mordor Front
8m. The rounded buttress front, starting over a bulge.
 HVS
3
Shelob
8m. Up the pockets in the left-hand side of the wall.
 HVS
4
Evendim Corner
8m. The wide and gloomy rift is approached up a short crack.
1 user comment
 D
5
Aragorn
8m. The first of a trio of cracks - steep to start.
 HS
6
Frodo
8m. The central crack passing a bulge.
 HS
7
Legolas
8m. ... and the right-hand crack.
 VS
8
The Hobbit
8m. The wide left-slanting fissure is awkward.
 
Graunchy
VD
9
Bilbo
8m. Skip up the rib and crack in the front of the buttress.
 S
10
Swan Wall Arete
The undercut arete right of the descent gully. Highball.
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
f6A
11
Swan Wall Direct
The undercut technical wall leads to easy ground.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
f5+
12
Swan Wall
8m. The left-hand crack is followed to its termination, then head out to the arete to finish.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS
13
Ostrich Crack
8m. The right-hand parallel crack leads to the roof where an exit to the right is the best option.
 
1 Stars
VD
14
White Wine
Climb the wall to gain the flutings.
1 user comment
 f5
15
Marmoset
Hop onto the left-facing flake and climb it to the flutings.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
f4
16
Pink Gin
A direct line to the flake on Red Rum.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
f6B+
17
Red Rum
The right-facing flake is followed to the end where reachy moves access a shorter flake - then the flutings, or aim down.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
f6B