- Height: 200m
- Pitches: 4
- Ascents: 21
A good summer adventure as it stays shady until early afternoon, but there is (was) clearly nothing wrong with a winter ascent! The first ascent was made in 13th July. Gear: 1 set Cams #0.3 – 4, wires, 4 brackets, 8-10 quick draws, 4 slings.
50m (14) As for pitches 1 and 2 of 'Sweet Dreams' to double rings in corner.
20m (14) Ignore bolts out right on Sweet Dreams and climb the corner direct (past an old rusty bolt 8m up) then continue on easy grey wall right of corner to large ledge and single rusty BR and small tree. You can belay here (with a bit of jiggery pokery - or link into next pitch)
20m (15) Up slab above ledge then into vegetated corner (you can stem around the worst bits) to a short chimney (fixed Hex and old shitty BR in back of chimney). Some people belay here but it is much nicer to continue up for another 5m onto large ledge on the right. Trad belay on medium cams and wires.
15m (15) Traverse horizontally right with epic exposure and good cams to base of black corner and trad belay. You can join this pitch into the next pitch.
25m (16) Up the sandy corner and at top exit right onto ledge (poor pro) and scramble up vegetation to tree belay.
- Ethic: inherited from West Face (Main Area)
Sublime Point is an old climbing area, with many routes dating from the 1950s and 1960s. Aid and mixed climbing was the fashion then, and the easier routes can be pretty bold for a modern climber. In the last 10 years there has been a lot of well protected sport routes added. This has been seen as controversial by some climbers who consider the crag a 'mixed' climbign venue.
- There is no known route history.
Located in Middle Cliffs approx:
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