Rappel Wall

Adjacent Areas
< Waterfall Wall  |  None >

Trad
Morning sun
3 mins
Uphill
Sheltered
Restricted Access

The last decent rock in the quarry is the attractive light coloured wall behind the shooting gallery. There are several worthwhile lower and middle grade routes here, all or which prove to be better fun than abseiling!
Access - Shooting takes place here on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays so please avoid these days.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Barbeque
Climb the crack to the ledge and continue in the same line.
 
Banned
Loose
S
2
Hodgepie Boogie
12m. The right-hand crack is perhaps a gnats harder.
1 user comment
 E3 5c
3
Rappel Wall
Climb the face leftwards following the zigzagging crack past a useful thread to an exit on the left. A good beginners'route.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Banned
VD
4
Peg Free
A bit of a non-line but pleasant enough moves. Climb the crack just left of the arete until it steepens. Scuttle left and...
1 user comment
 
Banned
VS
5
Shivers Arete Top 50
The striking arete has an technical upper section, it is low in the grade and popular. Starts can be made from either side and...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Banned
E1
6
Canopy
Climb the shady right wall of the arete starting on the right and following a thin crack past a small bulge to a sweet finish.
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Banned
HVS
7
Kay
The deep corner groove gives a rather grubby little pitch which is a pity because it is a cracking line.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Banned
VS
8
Crooked Crack
A seductive line right of the corner is started on the left and has a crucial mantelshelf to pass the mid-height bulge.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Banned
Pumpy
VS
9
Mo
The wall and twinned cracks to a dusty exit.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Banned
Crimpy
HS
10
Miney
Head rightwards to the juggy central crack-line.
 
Banned
VD
11
Meeny
The wider crack gives short-lived jamming exercise and is a good one to have a first try at the Dark Art.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Banned
Pumpy
VD
12
Eeny
Approach the final crack by the short wall below.
 
Banned
VD
  • Access Issues for Western Grit


  • Latest Comments

    For WILTON 3

    30 Foot Wall
    "Dubious tiny cam protects crux - neat climbing on incut holds." 31/May

    Kay
    "Finally put my spade were my gob is and cleaned this up early 2010. A very good ..." 03/May

    The Grader
    "a brilliant route for the wilton quarries! tough but protectable and very involv..." 25/Apr

    Slipshod
    "I'd go for three stars. Got to be one of the best routes in the quarry - great d..." 04/Jun

    Forked Cracks
    "Bit stiff to start but its all there if you look. Pleasant route although very m..." 21/May

    Shivers Arete
    "Not that I've done many to compare but this felt very soft for E1 with the peg a..." 14/Jul top50

    Forked Cracks
    "More like 5a at the start" 28/Jul

    Al's Idea
    "A quick search on ukclimbing suggests that the descent is described in the wrong..." 31/May

    Al's Idea
    "the thought did cross my mind at the time,we did the arete to the left next to t..." 31/May

    Search for comments