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Table of contents

1. Pipeline Wall 22 routes in Cliff

All Boulder
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RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 1

Starting in the chimney on the right. Desperately up the wall using small and slopey crimps

2 2 - The Runnel

Obvious runnel on the right of the wall.

3 3

The seam left of the runnel (which is off!)

4 4

Starting at the base of the ramp, climb the wall without using the seam. Tricky.

5 5

Using the only good set of footholds to the left of the ramp use a single finger undercling and reach, reach, reach for an edge. It helps if you're tall.

6 6

Start at the well-brushed (and poor) sloper with your left hand. Desperately up.

7 7

Start at the well-brushed (and poor) sloper with your right hand. Desperately up.

8 8

Start with your left hand in the slot and lunge for the high slopey pocket.

9 * 9

Start with your right hand in the slot and move up via the slopey pocket just right of the layback crack to a higher slopey pocket.

10 9. Variant

Holding sloping pocket with L.

11 *** Layback Crack

Jam or layback

12 *** Corals

The classic left-to-right traverse starting in the layback crack and going all the way to 'The Runnel'

13 Corals R to L V5Boulder
14 Corals R to L linked into 16. V5Boulder
15 ** 12

Hold the obvious round pocket with your left hand and reach up to a sloper and nubin then up.

16 * 13

Start with right hand on an incut crimp 1/2 left of the layback, left hand on sloper and up.

V2 to V3Boulder
17 * 14

Start on the slopers and bog on up.

18 15

The arete

19 ** 16

Starting in the layback flake, traverse left keeping feet low to the arete.

20 16. R to L V4Boulder
21 16. R to L linked into Corals V5Boulder
22 The Lindfield Traverse - 8

The easiest way across is to bridge across the back of the gully and traverse high on the wall. The hard way is to stay low and link Corals with problem #16


2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
V0 15 Boulder
2 - The Runnel Boulder
V1 *** Layback Crack Boulder
V2 * 14 Boulder
3 Boulder
V2 to V3 * 13 Boulder
V4 1 Boulder
** 16 Boulder
16. R to L Boulder
8 Boulder
The Lindfield Traverse - 8 Boulder
V5 ** 12 Boulder
16. R to L linked into Corals Boulder
4 Boulder
5 Boulder
* 9 Boulder
*** Corals Boulder
Corals R to L Boulder
Corals R to L linked into 16. Boulder
V6 9. Variant Boulder
V7 6 Boulder
7 Boulder