Golden Pillar

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Evening sun
10 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

At the left-hand end of the main section of the face is the long diagonal gash of Clashooks Gully, a useful descent route. To the right of this is a fine pillar and a broad slab, both home to a good selection of climbs across the grades though hard and scary ones out-number easy and safe ones by quite a margin.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cloister Traverse
The horizontal gash can be gained from Clashooks Gully and followed rightwards until the ground rises gently up to meet you....
 S
2
Chromium Crack
The black, bulging crack in the arete is approached easily and then gives a good pumpy battle with friendly protection.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1
3
Golden Pillar
A fine lead with reasonable but rather fiddly gear. Easy ground up the intial(!) slab leads to bolder moves up and left into a...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
HVS
4
The Overhanging Crack
Follow the easy chimney into a cave/recess then bridge and ja/layback the steep crack that splits the roof of the cave to reach...
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VS
5
Agag
Take The Overhanging Crack to the cave then exit rightwards by sustained jamming - or laybacking if you must!. Follow the...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
6
Cadaver Eyes
14m. Climb the rib right of the chimney to the black overhangs and pull through these with difficulty then scale the steep slab...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
none 6b
7
Magical Charm
Climb the slab left of the diagonal fissure of Morgue Slab to the bulges. Stretch through these and make a crucial mantel up...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5
8
CFK
An excellent route crossing the slab past a prominent undercut. Named after Helsby's Finest son.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E4
9
Morgue Slab
A bold classic. Climb slanting cracks to the bulges. Psyche, then pull through these and climb the steep slab rightwards,...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E2
10
Mogadon's Good for You
Climb the face right of Morgue Slab, past a crucial undercut move, to join its final moves.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E3
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  • Latest Comments

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    Liverpool Lady Boyz
    "I lead this route over three years ago and gave it the grade of E5 6b this was c..." 13/Oct

    Necrophiliac
    "Yeah if you used a mono you were on morgue slab, E2 5b. The moves on necrophilia..." 14/Jun

    Beatnik
    "My Bad, Beatnik was first top roped by Jim in the 60's and was soloed by Rouse i..." 19/Jul

    The Unknown Quantity
    "Despo. Crux consists of rocking into the pocket off two average crimps and then ..." 13/Sep

    Greenteeth Crack
    "Know someone who's a hotshot at the local wall or on bolted limestone? Point th..." 01/Sep

    Mossy Slab
    "Lower sloping section dirty and thus some apprehension in standing on the indist..." 02/May

    Agag
    "No jamming, no laybacking but painfully wide bridging to pass the overhang - att..." 16/Apr

    Mogadon's Good for You
    "Sounds like you did the second half of CFK (E4 6a), an Andy Popp route which cro..." 25/Sep

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