Two Tier Area

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Lots of sun!
14 mins
Uphill
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This impressive buttress, the largest at Pinfold, is easily picked out on the walk up from the valley. It gives some good two-pitch routes split at mid height by a ledge. Care needed with loose rock on some of the routes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Splitting Finger Crack
An easy first pitch gains the exposed second pitch which you will remember for quite some time.1) 5a, 18m. Tackle the...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2
2
Pinfold Left-hand
An alternative left-hand start to Pinfold Right-hand.1) 4b, 18m. Venture into the darkness of the large chimney crack and...
2 user comments
 
Pumpy
Loose
VS
3
Pinfold Right-hand
A good line which is unfortunately spoilt by some loose rock.1) 4b, 18m. Either climb the deep chimney or, better, the...
2 user comments
 
Pumpy
Loose
VS
4
Wooly Ramble
An unappealing route spoilt by a large thorn bush. Climb the steep scoop beneath the bush then battle past it to reach a smooth...
2 user comments
 
Technical
VS
5
The Moving Finger
The wall left of Buster Bloodvessel has some friable rock and is slightly vegetated. When clean it is a worthwhile route with a...
2 user comments
 
Technical
Crimpy
E3
6
Buster Bloodvessel
A good route with an intricate first pitch and butch second.1) 6a. 16m. Start at the foot of the rightward-trending line...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E3
7
Red Flag Day
A good technical pitch. Start at a white scoop next to a small thorn bush. Move left to a good flake hold and wires. Move up...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3
8
Progressions of Power
A nicely varied route with two good pitches: the first pitch is a little bold and warrants E3; the second involves...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E3
9
Lay Me Back
A short route up the layback crack in the right-facing corner and over the juggy overhang. Either continue up Pinfold...
 HS
10
Thin White Line
The compact white wall, marked by two threads, has a bold and committing start with an immediate sense of exposure. The...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E5
11
Gerald's Dilemma
An excellent pitch requiring big gear. Follow the wide corner-crack to the roof and pull through this to finish up the right...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS
12
Inglorious
A good little route up the arete and crack in the right wall of Gerald's Dilemma.
 
1 Stars
6c
13
Glorious Wobblegong
Finger jam the thin crack to the bulge and power through this (bolt). Breeze up the wall above.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E4
14
Overhanging Crack
Excellent climbing up the wide crack.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1
15
Rock a Little
Start up Overhanging Crack then move onto the right wall above the bulge. Climb the wall direct passing two pegs.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2
16
Pocket Rocket
The direct start to Rock a Little is powerful and reachy.
 
Reachy
Strong
E4
17
G.M.B.H
Start up E.C.V. and move left onto the arete beneath a bolt. Difficult moves past this gain a crack and groove that is followed...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3
18
E.C.V. Top 50
An excellent steep crack climb with an intimidating and wild finish through the upper overhangs. The name is painted on the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
  • Latest Comments

    For PINFOLD

    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

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