Mental Transition Area

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Sport
Lots of sun!
18 mins
Uphill
Windy

The major feature of this area is the barrel-shaped wall of immaculate rock. It is situated just before the path narrows and drops down to round the arete into the Atmospheres Bay.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Eddie Waring Lives On
A surprising little climb with some interesting moves. Pull through the lower bulge (with the help of a glued-on hold) to reach...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
2
Demolition Man
From the block ledge, pull over the bulge and move right into a shallow groove. Climb this, passing a thread, to the top.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4
3
Mental Transition
The faultless central line of the wall. A difficult start, protected by two pegs, accesses superb wall climbing up the pocketed...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4
4
Through the Grapevine
The excellent powerful direct start to What's Goin' On requires strong fingers.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
7b
5
The Sinking, Shrinking, Shrimp
An alternative finish to Spastic Spider. Traverse leftwards to the Mental Transition lower-off.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2
6
Spastic Spider
A stiff pull through the lower bulge (thread) gains easier ground. Traverse right to a groove and climb this.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2
7
Shy of Coconuts
Follow the technical narrow crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
8
Candy
A technical wall climb on small crimps with an easier finish through the upper bulge.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
9
What's Goin' On
Move left out of Spastic Spider around the arete onto the wall. Thin climbing up this leads to a high and well-hidden lower-off...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a
10
Mercy Mercy Me
The blunt arete above the start of Spastic Spider.
 
1 Stars
6b+
11
Spastic Spider Direct
Climb direct to join and finish up Spastic Spider.
 E2
12
Lickin' Lollipops
Very similar to Candy and slightly easier.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
  • Latest Comments

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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

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