Nemesis Wall

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Afternoon sun
35 mins
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Windy

Craig Arthur's most impressive wall has a selection of hard, intimidating and adventurous routes that rely on a lot of fixed gear, some of which is old on the less well-travelled lines. The massive white wall capped by overhangs has a large tree below it on the path.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Friday the Thirteenth
An adventurous mission up the huge face.1) 6a, 22m. Start by the smaller tree at the base of the wall. Move up from either...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
Loose
E5
2
Manic Mechanic
A stunning, action-packed line involving a great deal of difficult climbing with a high crux. The streaked ramp is slow to dry...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E6
3
Tres Hombres
A big adventure that should not be underestimated. Start just left of the tree below a ramp at 8m. 1) 6b, 23m. Climb the...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6
4
Marie Antoinette
From a ledge at the base of the tree, move up and then out right onto the arete and a high bolt. The arete is a tight line and...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E5
5
Oblivion
A direct assault on the wall passing through Friday the Thirteenth and starting and finishing as for Manic Mechanic.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E6
6
Relentless
A fine addition straight up the centre of the wall using a high hanging arete and with a super-exposed roof finale. Sustained...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
7
Smokin' Gun
Brilliant and technically sustained climbing up the centre of the Nemesis Wall. Good but spaced protection throughout. 1)...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E6
8
Shootin' Blanks
The alternative direct finish to Smokin' Gun enables the centre of this superb wall to be climbed in one stunning pitch....
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
E6
9
Mercury Rising
A super direct plum up the wall with a hard technical groove to start, a reachy move away from Tres Hombres and a tough finale....
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
10
Steppin' Razor
The first of two lines that begin at the large tree on the right-hand side of the face. The starts are concealed by the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5
11
The Big Plop
The hanging roof-capped corner high on the face.1) 5b, 18m. Start right of a large tree. Climb to a tree and then...
 
Technical
Loose
E3
12
Black and Blue
Excellent climbing and positions. Follow the bald-looking wall to the right of the The Big Plop leftwards via some fine...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
  • Latest Comments

    For CRAIG ARTHUR

    Delaware Slide
    "Really fun climbing, which deserves more attention. Lower thread is poor, but &q..." 09/Jun

    The Fall and Decline
    "E3 5c. good climbing in the first pitch,pulled a toaster size block off on the l..." 10/Jul

    The Fall and Decline
    "Top pitch contains dangerous loose blocks andy Stewart" 25/Sep

    Survival of the Fastest
    "There used to be a peg runner that protected the crux and with this in place the..." 26/Aug

    Stratagem
    "A well-worth route. Would give it 2 stars as opposed to the 1 star given in CL. ..." 24/Aug

    Survival of the Fastest
    "Confused by Tyler's comment as I led this on Saturday and E5 6a felt spot on. T..." 24/Aug

    Punch and Judy
    "The loss of a hold has made the crux of this route a bit harder, possibly soft E..." 12/Oct

    Digitron
    "Definitely agree that the finishing move from the jug up to the sapling is harde..." 29/Sep top50

    Back Yard Holiday
    "Ah yes - I have to admit that it was my fat arse which snapped that thread almos..." 26/Jun

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