The Drake Stone Routes

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cape Horn
10m. The slabs on the left-hand side of the east face are climbed trending leftwards to finish up the arete. Unprotected and...
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
VS
2
Tourist Route
7m. The ramp and then the line of chipped buckets is the easiest way up (and down) the block. Unprotected.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
M
3
Garden Hoe
7m. Head up the slab on a series of rounded holds.
 
Rounded
Fluttery
VS
4
Plymouth Hoe
7m. The finger-crack gives the best line on the boulder.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
S
5
Pieces of Eight
7m. The rounded arete is climbed until a move left gains the top. Worthwhile but serious and originally graded Hard Severe!
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS
6
Good Hope
7m. The left arete of the west face is tricky - another serious one.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS
7
Sol Pelicanos
8m. The flake in the upper part of the wall is gained from the break which is accessed by a short traverse from the arete.
 
Reachy
E2
8
The Pelican
8m. The right-hand side of the face has a tough start then eases.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1
9
Hispaniola
10m. The left arete leads to runners in the break, head up the wall to finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS
10
The Golden Hind
10m. Climb the fingery wall and shallow groove to a finish up the fluted slab.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
VS
11
Lubbers' Hole
14m. Devious but excellent. Start up the thin crack of Sir Francis then traverse the break leftwards to the groove of The...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
S
12
Sir Francis
10m. A fine climb up the crack and bold wall above. From the top of the crack trend slightly rightwards - a small flake helps.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E3
13
Rhumba
10m. From the diagonal overlap, trend left to the break, then direct to holds in a higher break. Trend boldly rightwards to...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E4
14
Powder Monkey
10m. The right-hand side of the south face is climbed rightwards then back left on spaced holds to reach a creaky flake and a...
 
Reachy
Fluttery
E4
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    Pieces of Eight
    "Climbed this yesterday - it's nowhere near 5b. Like the previous poster, I recko..." 01/Oct

    Sir Francis
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