The Eastern Bloc


This medium sized boulder sitting in front of the main Frontline wall definitely has some little goodies! High exposure means the boulder is almost never wet!


Mid way through the Frontline just after the corridor boulders.

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Up the overhanging arete on jugs and slopers. Perhaps the best V1 of the Frontline!

Start: Sit

FA: Tim O'Neill

Start up Eastern Block Arete, finish up Mission Impossible.

Trav the whole bloc & finish up eastern bloc

FA: Tim O'Neill

From break to slopers on top and over without any of the holds on Eastern Bloc Arete or Mission Impossible.

FA: Adam Griffiths

Up the crack finishing left. Quite a sting in its tail unless you're tall.

FA: Jason Whitton

Quality moves from pocket to little pocket up right then delicately up and over.

FA: Rob Saunders

Links sitstart crewcut into Coffee Anann

Start on pocket and then go up left and top out around ramp.

FA: Tim O'Neill

Sit start on right side of arete then up to pocket to join the rest of the problem. Worth Doing

Start: Sit

FA: Tim O'Neill

Link Crewcut's sit start into Dog's Tags. Desperate and crimpy. Start: Sit

FA: Saxon Johns

Not quite a sit start but close. Up the left side of the rounded arete on crimps.

Start: Sit

FA: Tim O'Neill

Layaways up the middle of the face

A truly low start - in the good pocket barely off the ground. Straight up.

Sit start at the small cave. Move right and up to top.

Link the start of Berlin Blockade into Double Agent with a low traverse, avoiding the good holds on BB . Fun.

Start: Sit

FA: Simon Alsop

Same start as Berlin Blockade, but move left and up.

Just down the hill below The Eastern Bloc. Start at the back of the cave, head out following the biggest jugs you can find to a mantle. Careful of the cracked footer on the left.

Start: Sit

FA: Tim O'Neill

Out sharp pockets in the roof to desperate mantle staying left of Violent Crumble. Watch out for exploding holds …

Start: Sit

FA: Matt Wilder/Saxon Johns


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