Tower Face

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Morning sun
45 mins

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Left Twin Chimney
16m. The chimney has a some grass, a collection of jammed blocks and a rather grubby finish.
Twin Eliminate
16m. Climb the slender pillar and capping overhang. The idea is to avoid either arete though this is (much) easier said than...
 E1 5b
Right Twin Chimney
16m. The gradually widening and rather scruffy chimney is included out of historical interest.
Tower Face
18m. A great route, the crag is worth the visit just for this route. From the cave pull onto the face (massive thread and just...
8 user comments
3 Stars
VS 5a
Modern Times
18m. Takes the rest of the rock on Tower Face. Climb the steep right-hand side of the lower wall to mid height then move left...
2 Stars
E4 5c
Tower Arete
18m. The right-hand side of the arete is followed in its entirety. The first ascent date is not a misprint!
1 user comment
2 Stars
HVS 5a
North Climb
16m. Take the big groove over easy ground to a possible stance then from a thread in the chimney shuffle left (crux) to reach...
1 user comment
1 Stars
North Wall
16m. Climb the right edge North Climb's groove to the capping overhang and pass this via the steep crack. A stance is available...
2 user comments
1 Stars
HS 4b
Cave Arete
16m. Follow the scoop delicately out right to the arete and climb to a ledge; possible belay. Take the top pitch of Cave Crack...
3 user comments
2 Stars
VS 4b
Cave Arete Indirect
18m. Climb the left wall of the cave to a good spike then swing left to round the arete and climb to ledges. Continue up the...
4 user comments
2 Stars
E1 5a
Cave Crack
18m. Climb into the top of the cave and pull out onto the face (the spinning chock can be jammed with judicious use of a sling)...
2 user comments
1 Stars
HVS 5a
Cave Crack Indirect
18m. Start on the right and slant left to join Cave Crack above its crux. Continue to the ledge, follow the groove to the roof...
 S 4a
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  • Latest Comments

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    Route 4
    "Enjoyable route, not for the faint of heart as the only gear is low down." 17/May

    Cave Arete
    "The right hand finish is closer to Mod/Diff than 4a/b." 27/Jun

    Long Chimney Ridge
    "Sorry Iain, more VDiff than Severe, easier than Long Climb. Good protection. Veg..." 11/Apr

    Priscilla Ridge
    "Straightforward HVS" 10/Aug

    Tower Face
    "The start is hard 5a, but it is only one move and well protected. The rest is v..." 27/Jul

    Cave Arete Indirect
    "Rockfax line at the top seems ridiculous. You have to go up above it then drop b..." 14/Jul

    Tower Face
    "Surely a Top 50 route? The best VS on grit after Valkyrie, sustained, exposed, v..." 19/Mar

    Leaf Crack
    "Seemed hard/bold for HS. Very dusty and getting a little over-grown in the lower..." 10/Jul

    Cave Arete
    "Final moves out from the roof are wild at the grade (4b). Definitely NOT one of ..." 08/Aug

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