Damascus Crack

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Sun from mid-morning
15 mins
Uphill

Between the jutting roof of Wombat, and the descent at the left-hand side of the Upper Tier, is a rather nondescript section of cliffs, hidden behind the pine trees. There are no outstanding climbs here, but there are a few interesting bits and pieces and the area is rarely busy.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Coldfinger
14m. The arete followed throughout.
 VS 4b
2
Reset Portion of Galley 37
12m. The steep corner and bulges above until forced out right.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HS
3
Broken Slab
12m. Climb the steep slab then move boldly right and pull into a crack awkwardly. Follow this to the top, or exit via the...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HS
4
Dawn Piper
10m. The sharp arete eases with height.
 
Technical
HVS
5
Runner Route
14m. Bold and delicate. Climb the slab rightwards to the break then crimp back left to find a finish up the flaky crack above.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
HS
6
Damascus Crack
12m. Sustained but well-protected climbing up the crack, with a flaky exit to the right. Alternatively climb the steep and...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
HS
7
Third Degree Burn
10m. Climb the left-hand side of the wall - bold but at least with a heathery landing. Artificial but with some good moves.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2
8
Libra
10/14m. The well-scoured crack left of the sharp arete is sustained and precarious. Escape at the top or belay, then move left...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS
9
Little Perforations
14m. Climb through a pinkish scoop six metres left of the crack, with long reaches to easier ground and a rambling finish.
 E2 6a
10
Wipers
16m. Climb the wall 2m left of a flake and continue up the arte directly above.
 VS 4b
11
Central Massive
12m. Climb the flake and then step right to climb slabby terrain to the top.
 
1 Stars
Diff
12
Aqua
12m. Climb the roof crack strenuously then amble to the top.
11 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
VS
13
Quick Brew
12m. Climb out of the left-hand side of the recess in the right arte of the wall with thin moves to gain the easy ground above.
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
14
Tealeaf Crack
12m. Pass the roof on the right then trend back left to gain the front arete, which gives a pleasant finale.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
S
15
Contrary Mary
16m. Climb through a notch in the overhang then continue up the heathery front of the buttress to a ledge. Above this the...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
VS
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