Gumshoe

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This is probably the most popular section of the cliff; close to the parking, a classic jamming crack and some lower-grade juggy fare just a little further to the right.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Chockstone Chimney
8m. The tricky rift has the expected eponymous feature.
1 user comment
 VD
2
Maximum Hype
10m. From the chimney, gain the tilted rib that hangs over it and climb it on the right then left, usually at speed.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3
3
Gumshoe
14m. Excellent climbing up the middle of the face, steep and stretchy and with plenty of buckets to swing about on. The finish...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2
4
Wine Gums
14m. Climb most of Gumshoe then move boldly rightwards up the leaning wall with considerable difficulty.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E4
5
Tally Not
14m. Climb a series of steep grooves up the right-hand side of the steepest part of the face, and don't hang about.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
6
Battle of the Bulge
10m. The fine bulging crack is jammed, battled and bridged.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
7
The Cannon
12m. A steep pushy start gains a groove and this leads to the projecting snout of the 'Cannon' which is passed with difficulty.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS
8
Torture
12m. Direct through the stacked roofs. Strenuous and reachy.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
Pumpy
E4
9
Whilly's Whopper
12m. Enter a shallow groove from the right and trend left up the slab, passing a bell-shaped flake near the top.
1 user comment
 VS
10
Phallic Crack
12m. Classic. The steep central crack-line is climbed passing the phallus early on then continue up the widening crack.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
HVD
11
Alcatraz
12m. Climb the groove to a roof, pull over then balance up to enter and climb the crack to a wide finale. Low in the grade.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E1
12
Juan Cur
14m. The leaning prow is bold and strenuous although there is protection from cams and a large Hex in the slot. Originally the...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5
13
The Untouchable
12m. The steep crack in the left wall of the angular groove is a fine and fulsome outing. It is reached via a short awkward...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1
14
Corner Crack
8m. The groove on the right is awkward but nice enough.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S
15
The Rippler
8m. Teeter up the crinkly wall to a ledge and use a couple of chipadedoodahs to finish. A Direct Start is 6a.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS
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    Never, Never Land
    "In fact, Master's Edge, a middle of the road E7 is far, far harder. NNL should b..." 05/Feb

    Creep, Leap, Creep, Creep
    "This is the arete left (not right) of The Wriggler." 10/Aug

    Loaf and Cheese
    "Please tell me something has broken off the initial groove - its desperate !" 09/Aug

    Gumshoe
    "Did this on the 13th April. A Large cam (Camelot 4) goes nicely in the pocket an..." 14/Apr

    Gumshoe
    "Backed off this April 2010 as gear slots at the ledge are now sandy holes - very..." 12/Apr

    Imposition
    "Some burly fist-jamming to get round the slight bulge at the start. Felt 5c to m..." 15/Aug

    Electric Savage
    "Two very good and contrasting pitches. The first is more like 6a and the second ..." 26/Jun

    Juan Cur
    "Was originally protected by a large piece of wood 1 x 2 x 2 foot found in someon..." 12/May

    Rubber Crack
    "I don't think this gets done very often. Hard at start and at finish." 21/Apr

    Louie Groove
    "Did this a couple year ago. Agree that its easy for the grade. Hardest moves pro..." 29/Sep

    Magic Roundabout
    "Brialliant route, bomber cams, though too short to get 3 stars." 09/Aug

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