- Height: 150m
- Pitches: 5
- Ascents: 76
Classic face climbing above a lot of worrying space. All bolts, take 11 brackets, a sling and prussics for whoever is seconding.
Start left of a steep orange nose 30m left of Sweet Dreams, or about 100m after the cable traverse.
25m (19) Tough move through first rooflet then head right around arête and diagonally up face to ledge and 2 Ubolt belay on right.
25m (18) Stainless glued carrots from now on. Traverse left and out to arête. Up this to good ledge/cave and DBB.
25m (19) The money pitch. Exposed! Up right then out left to overhung arête, up to semi hanging belay on small ledge and 3BB.
35m (19) Up arête past two BRs to cave and double U bolts. Don't belay here! Instead clip a U with a long sling and step right, up wall and roof, then diagonally R to 2U belay.
35m (16) Right and up on ironstone plates and various ledges to top and tree belay well back.
- 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.
First Ascent: J. Anderson, M. Law & V. Peterson, 2009
Located in Middle Cliffs approx:
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