Raven Rock Gully

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Sun from mid-morning
10 mins
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The deep dark rift that splits the buttress has some worthwhile if gloomy climbs from the constricted struggles of the Raven Rock Gully routes to the glorious jamming of Crack of Gloom. From here on, we have grit on a grand scale.

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1
Crack of Gloom
20m. The ever-leaning crack in the left-hand side of the gully would be a mega-classic in a more open setting. Here it is...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E1
2
Raven Rock Gully Left-hand
20m. The back of the great rift has a crack/groove in each angle. The long steep groove on the left leads by sustained climbing...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
3
Raven Rock Gully
20m. The deep and gloomy rift to a tight and scruffy exit through the manhole. A worthwhile and atmospheric route that is a lot...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Diff
4
Swinger
20m. The steep and neglected crack in the right wall of the gully leads to the upper section of Via Dolorosa.
 
Pumpy
VS
5
Sidewinder
24m. A devious oddity that grapples with the left-hand edge of the great roof. From the base of the crack of Swinger, ape right...
 
Strong
E5
6
Via Dolorosa Top 50
32m. A long and wandering trip up the huge buttress, which can be split into two or three pitches if required to ease rope drag...
7 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
VS
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