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Description

Main Wall is outside 'The Alcove' exit and up on the left. The major face is 'Quartz Route', the crack system 'Afternoons'. This wall is the most popular spot at Beckworth and rightly so.

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Approach

Follow Cork Oaks Trk to its end at a toilet block and picnic/camp area. Main wall can be seen directly uphill from here, at top of hill. Main Wall is towards the L end of the various cliffs. It is a steep walk but only short straight up to here, passing Elephant Rock to your right and Easter Rocks to your Left on the way.

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Descent notes

Descent is possible down either end of the cliff.

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Routes

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  1. 10m (19) Crack to layaway to clip BR. Up and L over bulge then trend R to crack Belay at top.

  2. 8m (14)Up main face from R of top of boulder for a meter. Up and R along crack to Quartz Route's top BR. Finish up this.

FA: Phil Robertson, 1989

R of Digital and around corner is a broken crack on a steep face. BR then swing around onto face. R arête then step over for a nice finish.

FA: Chris Watson, Phil Benson & Steve Hains, 1998

Digital's 2d pitch until BR at top of Quartz Route. Keep going R across slab to Afternoons DF BR and then as for end of One of these Nights

FA: Gary Lyons & Nick Tapp, 1992

Corner in blocks behind Digital, exiting through hole. Arete.

FA: Chris Watson, 1988

As for QR to 1st BR and ledge. L to block and then arête.

FA: Ray Fenton, 1975

3BR up center of Main Wall Crux between 2d and 3rd BR.

FA: Ray Fenton, 1975

Idee vielleicht zum Klettern

As for QR then hard R just below 2nd BR. Trad 2m from top.

FA: Chris Watson & Tony Counsel, 1986

Straight up just L of Afternoons, skirt cave and up crack to L. No pro. Solo FA

FA: John Sawley, 1987

Use Afternoons for side runners. When L of cave, go up and L of BR

FA: Chris Watson & Phil Benson, 1990

An obvious corner crack system that is visible from the car park and 3m R of Quartz route.

FA: Ray Fenton, 1975

As for Afternoon to ledge then L onto slab and up. Use Fish DF's BR

FA: chris Watson, Diane Amos, Phil Benson, Wilma Oomen & Vicki Benson, 1990

From boulder R of Afternoons. Up to top of detached block, L along large horizontal to join Afternoons at it's top crack. R along finger traverse under roof and then up.

FA: Chris Watson & Tony Counsel, 1986

Straight up to center of roof from large horizontal. Traverse R and then up.

FA: Chris Watson & Tony Counsel, 1986

As for OotN DF, but straight up through roof.

FA: Mark Sullivan & John Miller, 1991

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