The Black Overhang

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
12m. The narrowing slab on the left.
Scooper Dooper
20m. Climb the right-hand side of the black overhangs than make an exposed traverse left to the arete. Up slabby rock to ledges...
1 user comment
2 Stars
Wellington Slab
14m. The middle of the wall leads to a ledge and a finish leftwards, or direct at 4b.
1 user comment
1 Stars
S 4a
Not Tonight Josephine
12m. The right-hand arete of Wellington slab has a steep start through the bulges and is easier above.
1 Stars
E1 5c
Back Hammer
16m. Climb the groove right of the arete the traverse left under it to the front face. Trend right to finish up the arete as...
 HS 4b
Boston Crab
14m. The hanging chimney is gained by an inelegant struggle. The flake and slab above are easier.
1 Stars
VS 5a
Three Falls
14m. The hanging wall that forms the front face of the chimney is technical and bold, be careful not to score a knockout.
1 Stars
E4 6a
14m. The centre of the wall leads slightly rightwards until moves left reach the hanging crack and easy ground above.
1 Stars
E2 5b
Per Ardua
18m. Climb the up to the large triangular roofs then traverse out right. Pass a perched block awkwardly to reach the crack...
2 Stars
VS 5a
Swinging in the Gallery
16m. Climb the centre of the wall left then right before climbing the rib on the left (loose block) to the final overhanging...
1 Stars
E2 5c
Whit Walk
24m. Climb the groove right of the biggest overhang to reach a big spike and then ledges. Finish up the continuation groove on...
1 Stars
Good Morning Sheffield
24m. The square arete is followed past a host of overhangs to a ledge and then more overhangs.
1 Stars
E4 5c
The Mad Gardener
24m. The wall and overhang to the right of the arete.
 E1 5c
24m. Climb the front of the buttress to a good ledge on the right, and then climb leftwards and right to a niche with a finish...
1 user comment
1 Stars
HS 4b
Cinder Crack
16m. The short crack that splits the left-hand end of the big roof, to a small overhang which is bypassed on the right.
 VS 4c
The Kinder Caper
18m. Climb the leaning crack on the right to pass the huge overhang and reach a poor rest. Trend left to ledges then climb up...
 VS 4c
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    Ashop Crack
    "It's HVS 5b in Over the Moors, so presumably they didn't find an easier way afte..." 08/Jun

    "Spelt 'Dunsinane' isnt it." 20/Jan

    Ashop Crack
    "I believe it is E2 5b in the new Western Grit (not got it with me) - the Moorlan..." 12/Jul

    Ashop Crack
    "Something must have changed on this route, because the move through the overhang..." 11/Jul

    Jelly Baby Slab
    "Climbed it this year" 11/Jun

    Razor Crack
    "I concur. Surprisingly juggy and more independent of the chimney than it looks. ..." 25/Jul

    Twisted Smile
    "Intimidating start, gradually easing but pretty sustained. If it was on Stange t..." 03/Sep

    Ashop Crack
    "Indeed I did and again after. My old guide had no comments on the grade - so eit..." 13/Aug

    Ashop Climb
    "Much better than it looks" 12/Aug

    "Starting from Big Brother and traversing the break left makes a better start wit..." 12/Aug

    Wind Wall
    "I Dont believe this route exists, unless you traverse right much higher." 11/Jun

    "The finish is excellent" 19/Mar

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