The Bee

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The left-hand side of the Main Wall wall has a small selection of short routes on good rock with some surprisingly technical outings. On most occasions you are more than likely to have the routes here to yourself.
Access - Shooting may take place here on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays so please avoid these days EVEN IF THERE IS NO SIGN OF ANY SHOOTERS.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Hornet
8m. Climb the groove and wall above avoiding drifting left towards the descent route.
 HVS 5a
2
The Bee
Climb the crack to a ledge then step out left past the overlap and balance up to a horizontal break, runners and an easier...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Banned
E1
3
The Wasp
The balancy right arete throughout. In the upper section a thin crack is useful, leading to a sting in the tail - or not?
 
Technical
Banned
E3
4
Laying the Ghost
The thin crack in the left wall is approached from a short way up Slanting Slab and climbed tenuously passing a peg runner to a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Banned
E2
5
Slanting Slab
The pleasant right-slanting slab is climb right to left then back right to a reach a grassy exit.
 
1 Stars
Banned
S
6
Direct
The leaning groove is best taken at a gallop. Laybacking is the best approach though stopping to place gear can be tricky!
 
Banned
HVS
7
Savage Stone
From a couple of moves up the groove of Direct, monkey left into the hanging groove and levitate up it using the one decent...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Banned
E4
8
Kukri Crack
The clean-cut crack running right then cutting back left is pleasant at the grade. Protection is good.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Banned
HVD
9
Three Corner Climb
The rather grassy three stepped corners can be used as a beginners' route or more usually as a quick way down.
 
Banned
M
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  • Latest Comments

    For WILTON 2

    Wilton Wall
    "Bench mark E2 5c, very good climbing though." 14/Jun

    The Bod
    "Nice little climb and a little cleaner having seen a few ascents this year. Anot..." 25/May

    The Bee
    "my first ever E1 lead, scary but that was a long time ago" 20/May

    Falling Crack
    "Highly amusing, with no hard moves." 20/Jun

    Cement Mix
    "Pretty good route actually! Pumpy and steep with a classic Wilton top-out involv..." 23/May

    Shukokia
    "Some care required with placing gear at the top! Owch!" 04/May

    Wilton Wall
    "What a fantastic route! Beautiful climbing. Should be better known, but I'm qu..." 23/Apr

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