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Description

Tall, demanding attention and much talked-of. "The Overhang" at Lindfield is one of those "have you done..." problems

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Approach

A standalone rock left of the Blank Wall, marking the end of the crag proper. 'Problems' described are on the face directly opposite snout rock. Tons of variants of course exist.

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Routes

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1
V2 * 1 Boulder

Start with your right hand in the large pocket and move up via pinches. Finish off right.

2
V2 * 2 Boulder

Start on crimps in the centre. Straight up.

3
V4 3 Boulder

Drop a plumb line down from the centre of the face and follow this through line through the overhang.

4
V4 4 Boulder

Traverse left to right under the orange roof, finishing up the headwall or off right.

5

Turn the nose without the good ledge or the top at V5+

6
V2 *** The Overhang Boulder
7
V2 * 6 Boulder

Left to right traverse via easiest sequence available (mid height under the roof).

8
V7 * 7 Boulder

Hard left-to-right traverse staying below the reasonable head-height line. Good luck!

9
VB ** Up the door jam Boulder 3m

Chimney up between the isolated rock and cliff face.

10
V6 8 - Impossible Boulder

Desperate sit start up the crack. Tape up, and use some crimps near the top for this grade. May not be doable pure.

11
V7 10 Boulder

From the little arete, traverse right via the flared crack.

12
V0 ** The Lone Ranger Boulder 3m

From 1m inside the cave next to the Overhang, climb up over the lip, holding onto the crack in the rock above the roof.

13

This is where the Lindfield Traverse finishes. Step across from the ledge of The Golden Triangle stay low and finish in the cave. For a more exciting finish, head up The Overhang.