Gideon Terrace Area

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Some of the sport routes on Gideon Terrace are totally different to the rest of the climbing in this quarry. Cracking Up is a really fine route.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cracked Up
The off-width corner-crack left of Cracking Up is a great introduction to the slate off-width.
 
Graunchy
HVS
2
Cracking Up
A cracking pitch! A difficult move off the deck gains the ever widening crack. Following it to the top proves much easier the...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
E2
3
The Rothwell Incident
The corner to the right is exciting if nothing else.
 
Fluttery
Loose
XS 5b
4
Uhuru for Mandela
A nice line, though slightly contrived. Abseil to below the smooth slab and ascend to a bolt. Move up right to a small ledge...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
Loose
E2
5
Kenny's Wall
Reasonable climbing. The lower-off is missing, so top out.
 5c
6
Ladybird Girl/Giddy One
The open groove-line yields a good route. Bolts and small wires protect, with a bolt belay at the top. The route was originally...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3
7
The Hand of Morlock
Use a clipstick for the first bolt to avoid an ankle-snapping start. Otherwise it is more like a E4 6a.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
6c+
8
Los Alamos
Climb the wall past two bolts to a double-bolt lower-off. A long reach is required to start the sequence.
 
Reachy
Technical
6c
9
The Mosquito
There is no gear but it is around 7b to top rope. Climb to the triangular protrusion. A techy sequence gains better holds...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E6
10
The Gnarly SPAR Kid
The blocky arete on the right edge of the wall. Make difficult moves past the first bolt to reach the second, then a series of...
 E2