The Alcove Mostly sport climbing

5 routes in cliff

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Description

Small and broken walls before you reach the Big Cave area. fun low grade and short routes. Lots of moss and a little bit of bad rock so take care.

Routes

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1
16 Fat Like Butter Sport 9m, 5

Nice jug pulling start and then up the scoup. Watch out for the band of bad rock at 2/3 height. Start just left of the big tree.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

2
21 Welcome to Moss Vegas. Sport Project 8m, 5

Short and balancy. will be Ok once the moss wears off a bit! Hard 21.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

3
16 Grounds for Divorce Sport 9m, 5

A brief bulge and then it is slab city. Remember, friends don't let friends do slabs!

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

4
7 Fright Night 3 Trad 10m

Up layback crack forking right at the crack junction.

FFA: Simon Vaughan, 2014

FA: Simon Vaughan, 2014

5
20 Back to the Future Sport 8m, 4

Climb up the Arete. Short and Sharp. Could well have been in the really old guide book as a Top roped boulder problem V0/1. Start in the alcove below the Arete.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010