Delstree

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10 mins
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Now you are talking - three soaring grooves in the orange spot zone make this section of the cliff ever-popular. Add in the technical Better End, the fine exposed En Rappel and the searing Caesarean and you have a prime destination.
Approach the starting ledge by scrambling up from the left.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Chockstone Crack
12m. A short corner leads to the chimney with its expected boulder stuck in the recess on the left side of the face.
2 user comments
 
Graunchy
HVD
2
The Better End
12m. The steep crack left of a tree is a battle, especially the upper part which gives unlikely feeling laybacking. Originally...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E3
3
Blizzard Buttress
16m. Follow En Rappel but keep trending right to a ledge the a chimney up which the climb finishes.
 
2 Stars
HVS 4c
4
The Raid
12m. Climb into the precarious groove in the arete to reach a ledge then take the hard crack to a finish up runnels.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4
5
En Rappel
16m. Mantel up the left-hand side of the front face, linking ledges, move right up to a slabby groove and climb this to a...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
HVS
6
Caesarean
16m. A superb line cutting up the thin cracks in the face. Well protected throughout but fingery, technical and sustained. Key...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E4
7
Catharsis
16m. A boulder problem leads to the first break and gear. Continue to the next non-break and gear on the arete.A trio of...
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E7
8
Main Crack
16m. The left-hand of the trio of cracks is of an awkward width throughout and the exit is tricky too just to add to the fun.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
VS
9
Delstree Top 50
18m. The magnificent central crack set in a shallow groove is approached from a cave recess. It is delicate up the ramp and...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
HVS
10
Levitation
18m. Start up Reunion Crack then tackle the soaring arete on its right-hand side, aiming for the final flake. Often protected...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5
11
Reunion Crack
18m. Bridge through the slot as for Delstree and then follow the slab and the curving corner by mild laybacking to a juggy...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS
12
Slab Way
22m. The deep gully to the right is much used as a way down though it also makes a mild beginners route.
 
1 Stars
M
13
The Pinch
20m. From the gully, climb the right-hand face of the tower to the last horizontal then step left and improvise those last...
 
Reachy
Technical
E1
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  • Latest Comments

    For HEN CLOUD

    Chicken
    "Absolute classic! Not that bold, but I thought 5b all the way, and so hard for ..." 14/Sep

    Solid Geometry
    "Lovely sequency climbing up the 'petrified vine'. Protection is just about adequ..." 23/Sep

    Delstree
    "I was having a bad day. I got onto the main crack and really struggled to place ..." 06/Sep top50

    Delstree
    "That's strange - I did all 3 in the same day as well and thought that delstree w..." 30/Jul top50

    Problem 1
    "An excellent, scary problem up the right hand vein at V2. I reckon the line jus..." 24/Apr

    The Arete
    "My first ever trad climb :) Its quite exposed so was thrilling for a 1st traditi..." 01/Aug

    Bachelor's Left-hand
    "Good but a bit disjointed. Thought HCE was the better route" 05/Jul top50

    Thompson's Buttress Route 2
    "this is a Good route offering little protection for the first few meters" 22/Apr

    B4, XS
    "Thought it was bottom end E7 French 7a" 05/Apr

    Great Chimney
    "Sustained but with good gear. Brilliant." 09/Aug top50

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