Sentinel Area

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Sport
Afternoon sun
20 mins
Uphill
Windy

Some good little sport routes and a couple of fine trad lines stand out on this exposed section of the crag. It is reached by continuing along the base of the crag to an exposed arete and large head-height overhang in a bay just beyond.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bennetto
The broken corner.
2 user comments
 HS
2
Sentinel
The best route in this area. Climb the appealing rightward-curving crack in the grey wall, with an awkward move low down. Pull...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2
3
Freeway Madness
A bold route moving left from Highway Hysteria across the steep slab on pockets, to reach a good hold. The crack above is...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E4
4
Highway Hysteria
Climb the flake, skirt under the ash tree and make a long move into the scoop on the right. Finish up the crack.
2 user comments
 
Reachy
HVS
5
Buffoon
The vegetated cracks.
2 user comments
 
Loose
VS
6
Polytextured Finish
A good route. Climb the short compact grey wall with a difficult move. Finish up the shallow groove above.
2 user comments
 
Technical
6c+
7
Bold Poly
Enjoyable climbing up the corner with lots of big gear.
2 user comments
 
Technical
VS
8
Sometimes Yes, Sometimes No
A good line that follows the thin curving crack up the steep shady wall with the lower bulge providing the difficulties (peg)....
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3
9
A Dose of Barley Fever
Climb the lower grey wall to near the left arete. Exposed climbing up this, leads to a thin crack that is followed to the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
10
Slippery Caramel
The grey front face of the buttress features some technical and fingery moves above half height.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
11
Nesting Crack
The loose, vegetated crack is best left well alone.
2 user comments
 
Loose
HVS
12
Monumental
Scramble past the yew tree, taking care with the rock, to reach a good ledge beneath the groove. Bridge up this to the top.
2 user comments
 
Loose
HS
13
Tweak
Climb direct to the holly tree.
 E1
14
Et Tu Brutus
A smart little line with some puzzling moves to a lower-off.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
15
Stoned Roman
Reasonable climbing that follows the thin crack to the whitebeam tree, before moving left and up the slab.
 E1
16
Whilst Rome Burns
Follow the compact wall to a lower-off.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
17
A Stab in the Back
Make desperate starting moves through overlaps to much easier climbing above.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7b
18
U Got Me Bugged
Execute some powerful pulls to gain the recess above the lower bulge. Technical moves up the smooth wall above lead to the...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Strong
7a+
19
Bug Off
Once again a hard starting sequence precedes easier but still tricky climbing above.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7b
20
Serengetti
An alternative left-hand start to Lurking in the Long Grass - very hard to start.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a
21
Lurking in the Long Grass
A hard move gains the shallow scoop. Move up and leftwards to a line of flakes and follow these to the lower-off.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a+
22
Rays and Hail
Climb the white wall to gain a thin crack beneath the overlap. Pull around this and tackle the wall above to a lower-off.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b+
23
Ray of Hope
Climb the thin and technical arete without much respite.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c+
24
The Cycle Path
Thin and technical face climbing to join Sentinel with a fingery finale directly up the wall above the overlap. A large cam is...
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
25
Soft Shoulder
Easy going face climbing follows a tricky start.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a
26
Hard Shoulder
A desperate start through the overlap to easier ground above.
 7b
27
Just a Treat
The face to the right of Nesting Crack.
 6a+
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    Through the Grapevine
    "Now has new lower off. R.McConnell" 16/Jun

    Killer Gorilla
    "Just for info, I did this free the same day as I did Planet Clare. I gave it 7b+..." 04/Feb

    Atmospheres
    "Generally ok for grade. Pegs/tat in a bad way! Would trust them with a barge pol..." 06/Sep

    Killer Gorilla
    "Hey I wonder what this would go free at..." 04/Sep

    I Feel Like a Wog
    "Had a right struggle on this at the weekend the 7b+ to the left felt easier, I'd..." 25/May

    Obelisks Fly High
    "Well worth doing" 16/May

    Toccata
    "I would agree with that" 28/Sep top50

    Marnie
    "totaly agree with above comment, there arnt loads of holds!! small gear only." 18/Sep

    Atlantic Traveller
    "Another great route, nice climbing and good gear" 30/Aug top50

    Mitsuki Groove
    "Felt more like VS 5a, bomber small wires and only one tricky move" 16/Aug

    Killer Gorilla
    "Start now done free making the route about 7c+" 29/May

    Alchemy
    "If you're good (and fast) with small wires you can get some decent gear in for t..." 21/May

    Baby Frogs with Dirty Little Lips
    "Big hold fell off the crux when I was on it (fat lummox). Still doable but harde..." 15/Feb

    Brain Box
    "Gary, sorry for misrepresenting your route I used the tree when I climbed the ..." 01/Sep

    Brain Box
    "I dont blame you for being disappointed,was a bit suprised when I found it could..." 14/Aug

    Brain Box
    "I did it free when I first did it and the sapling was tiny. The move off the und..." 14/Aug

    Brain Box
    "Did the rest of this without the tree or any aid, A few holds came off here and ..." 07/Aug

    Vacances Verticales
    "short lived but good value! the section around the peg is dependent upon good fo..." 31/Jul

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