The Second Cloud

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Afternoon sun
10 mins
Uphill

The first significant rock reached from the parking is on the Second Cloud. The routes here are often considered as extended boulder problems although there are also a few good cracks to have a go at using ropes and runners.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Jimmy Carter
6m. Amble up the bubbly wall to a spooky last move.
 
Fluttery
S
2
Stalin
8m. The crack gives good jamming at the grade.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
S
3
Legends of Lost Leaders
8m. The centre of the wall has a tricky mantelshelf and layback flake, unless you sneak off left into the last route.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3
4
Lenin
8m. The widening and right-trending crack has a tricky start.
 
Graunchy
VD
5
Yankee Jam
8m. Climb the awkward leaning fissure - good practice for "Yoosimideee" - well, kind of. Finish up the crack or the delicate...
 
Technical
Graunchy
HS
6
KGB
6m. Start on the other side of the arete and finish on the crest.
1 user comment
 HVS
7
The Outdoor Pursuits Cooperative
8m. Step right from the block and make fingery moves to pass the shield-shaped flake. Starting from the direct below is harder.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
E1
8
Communist Crack
8m. The right-leaning crack is best climbed by awkward laybacking, just plug in a unit and go! Easy for the bold.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS
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    Laguna Sunrise
    "One 6c move which you would/do deck out from at around fifteen feet and only E5?..." 18/Dec

    Cloudbusting
    ""Is this do-able if you're less than 6 feet tall"? Well I'm less than ..." 15/Nov

    Laguna Sunrise
    "only one 6c move but very insecure.i decked after ripping the gear.hard e5 botto..." 14/Nov

    Icarus Allsorts
    "I followed the WG line, which seemed fine - lovely route. Good pro tricky but av..." 27/Apr

    Laguna Sunrise
    "Climbed without the side runner in Apaloosa now. Some wobbly nuts in the flakes ..." 02/Jan

    Mirror, Mirror
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    Communist Crack
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