Elegy

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A magnificent slab route or two to get the heart pounding and a selection of awkward and arduous crack climbs. Also worthy of note are two tough offerings, one with the longest name on gritstone and one with the hardest mantelshelf anywhere on the planet - allegedly!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mousey's Mistake
14m. Climb the right-hand side of the gully to the roof then step out above the overhang and climb the delicate left-hand side...
 
Rounded
E2
2
A Little Peculiar
14m. The direct over the imposing roof features the hardest mantelshelf in the world - a free hanging one-armed flip, with no...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
E6
3
Elegy Top 50
16m. Perhaps the best slab route in Western Grit! Climb the awkward overhanging corner to the base of the upper crack and large...
24 user comments
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E2
4
Clive Coolhead Top 50
14m. Strange name, good route! The right side of the Elegy slab is at the limit of friction and the grade varies from E4 to E6...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E5
5
The Bulger
14m. The leaning corner (as for Elegy),and the awkward wide crack above, give an unsatisfying struggle. Bridge the lower...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
VS
6
Fledgling's Climb
14m. Starting in the gully, traverse left above the overhang then climb the wall and the well-positioned rib. Not...
9 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HS
7
Little Chimney
10m. The little chimney in the back left-hand corner of the bay is quite unremarkable but offers a blocky quick tick.
1 user comment
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