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30M R of Pimple buttress

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19 * Savage Cabbage Trad 8m

Thrutchy fiddly crack climb, lots of nuts for reassurance.

FA: Scott Butler & James Holbrook, 1980

16 * Stone Grotties Sport 8m

Starts at the bottom of 'Cenotaph Corner'. Often top roped.

4 Cenotaph Corner Trad 8m

Climb the obvious corner. Beware of the brown snake that likes the top out jug on the left hand side.

Seriously, beware in summer

Start: often used as the descent route.

25 ** B Sport 9m, 2

Just right of 'Cenotaph Corner' is a slab wall with 2 shiny new ring bolts next to 2 decrepit old carrots.

Climb up slab with difficulty.

FA: M. Law, 1980

19 ** Ladder of Gloom Sport 12m, 4

Traverse rightwards into the base of the obvious rock ladder. A bit of trickery makes it easier. Stick clip first ring makes it better on the nerves. Start: 4m right of Cenotaph Corner.

FA: Mike Law & James Holbrook, 1980

22 ** Ladder of Death Sport 10m, 5

Stick clip ring bolt, committing dyno to jug, save a little for move into the ladder.

Start: direct start to 'Ladder of Gloom'

FA: Barry Jones, Steve Jones, Dave James & Julian Childs, 1994

14 The Mantle Machine Mixed 12m, 2

Start just right of the 'Barrelling section' of rock. Move up leftwards mantling the overhangs to finish just right of the Ladder.

Start: 4m right of 'Ladder of Death'

FA: Hayden Brotchie, 1996

19 * Medium Strip Sport 10m, 4

It was always graded 19, not 20

FA: julian andersen

4 C Mixed 12m, 1
10 ???? Mixed 12m, 2

Up easy slab to enter the grooved ramp top out to finish. 1 carrot bolt where needed.

Easy to first bolt. Desperate to clip second bolt then even harder to get past it.

Start: 3m right of 'The Mantle Machine'.

??? #2 Sport 6m, 1

Up short steep black wall. First bolt was pulled when a climber rested on it and fell to the floor!!

The 2nd bolt is probably the same. Should be rebolted or soloed with the bolt removed.

Start: where there bolt hole can be easily seen.

Carrot Project Sport 12m, 2

2 carrots on a totally blank section of beautiful rock.

Start: 2m left of ringed project.


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