Left Wing - Lower Crag

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Lots of sun!
10 mins
Uphill
Windy

This short tier of rock is situated below the main level of the cliff. The rock is generally of good quality and there are a few reasonable routes that are worth seeking out. Approach - It can be reached from below the route Hell Hole on the Back in Black Area by walking left (facing the crag) for 50m to locate a descent line.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tuber
The vague groove at the left edge of the buttress.
2 user comments
 
Technical
HVS
2
Solar Power
Delicate climbing up the centre of the short wall.
2 user comments
 
Technical
E1
3
Battery Power
The right-hand line of weakness up the wall.
2 user comments
 HS
4
Ash Crack
Climb the crack to the ash tree, exiting on the right.
2 user comments
 HS
5
Paper Smile
Delicate climbing up the slim groove above an awkward start.
2 user comments
 
Technical
HVS
6
The Thin Wall
The best route on the Lower Crag is fierce, technical and good value for a route of this length. Climb up the centre of the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E3
7
Magenta Sunrise
A harder and more technical version of The Thin Wall, passing a purple bolt.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4
8
Goblin Girls
Excellent climbing up the hanging groove and crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS
9
Laughing Gnome
Climb the slabby groove to reach a thin crack. Follow this finishing just to the left of the ivy.
2 user comments
 
Technical
VS
10
Yew Tree Wall
Climb to a yew tree, then move right beneath the branches, finishing up the wall on good holds.
2 user comments
 
Technical
VS
11
Rock Thief
Hand traverse leftwards under the large overhang then, make a difficult move to reach a crack-line that is followed to the top,...
2 user comments
 
Strong
Loose
VS
12
Tangram
A good route with a tricky start up a blunt arete. Start at the foot of the buttress and climb diagonally left across the white...
2 user comments
 
Technical
E1
13
May Day
Climb the open groove exiting to the right.
2 user comments
 HS
14
Willy Waits for No Man
Good climbing up the slabby wall finishing over a slight bulge on good pockets.
2 user comments
 
Technical
HVS
15
Stein Line
Steady climbing up the crack in the centre of the wall.
2 user comments
 VS
16
Birds Cry
A steep pitch up the corner and crack above the right-hand end of the undercut base, to reach a large ash tree. Pull past this,...
2 user comments
 
Technical
VS
17
Fanny Magnet
Climb directly up the arete of the buttress, right of the detached pillar.
2 user comments
 
Technical
E1
18
Pulling up the Daisies
A hard start to a ledge. Finish direct up the wall.
 E3
19
Shepherd's Delight
Climb the crack in the slabby groove, passing over a slight bulge, to reach and finish up a thin crack in the smooth wall.
 VS
  • Latest Comments

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    So Lucky
    "This had been bolted some time ago, (not by me) 3 bolts. Has now been finished 4..." 13/Jun

    It's Yours
    "The Project to the left has been climbed and is called The sound and the fury 8b..." 31/Aug

    The Orgasmatron
    "Glad this one is getting some attention. Nice one Sam" 04/Aug

    The Orgasmatron
    "I repeated this from the ground today. Powerful boulder problem start utilising ..." 29/Jul

    Driller Thriller
    "Route to the left of Driller Thriller " Trailer Trash" F6b. 23.05.12 ..." 26/May

    Dyperspace
    "I think a hold under the roof has evolved making this slightly easier since it w..." 20/Sep

    Cubase
    "Phew! Thought it was just me that found this desperate! Thought the boulder prob..." 15/Sep

    Big Mouth Strikes Again
    "Another forgotten route revived by Charlton Chestwig" 16/Aug

    Big Mouth Strikes Again
    "Now is an excellent clean, reachy 7a after rebolting. Thanks to GG" 14/Aug

    Quick Flash
    "Route to the right, behind ash tree "Wonderwall" F6c+/7a. cool moves,..." 22/Jul

    The Rivals
    "Yeah, I ended up doing it again before we left without the hold - you´re probabl..." 15/Jun

    Highway
    "There seemed to be only one obvious line and one obvious rest on the right which..." 09/Jun top50

    Highway
    "There are two variations on this route and they should probably both be describe..." 09/Jun top50

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