Main Face

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Sun to mid-afternoon
10 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

For those who have not been to the Dewerstone before the first sighting will come as neck craning surprise with the Main Face towering up through the trees and way up into the sky. It is impressive.

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1
Leviathan Top 50
The groove in the striking left arete of the Main Face gives a stout and eye-catching route of great quality. Start at a wide...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
2
Extendible Arete
An overlooked gem. Not as reachy as the name implies!Start up Leviathan to the ledge beneath the groove/arete. Pull out right...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E1 5b
3
Vala Top 50
The staggered overlaps on the left wall of the dominating corner of Central Groove.Climb Central Groove for 10m and access...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
4
Central Groove Top 50
A truly wonderful climb. They donít come much better. The climb is intimidating but straightforward and very well...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
5
Scimitar Direct
A spectacular mission taking the sheer right wall of Central Groove.1) 5b. Start up Central Groove and pull out right on to...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E1 5b
6
Fruitflancase
A brilliant climb of sustained interest taking the steepest section of the sheer wall on the right side of the Main Face.1)...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5a
7
Gideon
Perhaps the best of the harder routes at The Dewerstone. Three brilliant crack pitches, each hard to fault.1) 5b. Climb...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E1 5b
8
Climbers' Club Direct Top 50
One for the jamming master. A forceful couple of pitches that have taken a few scalps (and the skin off knuckles) over the...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS 5a
9
C.C. Ordinary Top 50
The easiest way up the impressive wall is a fine series of pitches but the first pitch is serious and requires care.1) 4b....
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
VS 4b
  • Latest Comments

    For THE DEWERSTONE

    Fly On The Wall
    "Definate classic climb I took a group of kids up this rock they loved it and i l..." 22/Sep top50

    Needle Arete
    "The first pitch is well worth doing (and not a layback, at least not the way I d..." 04/Sep top50

    C.C. Ordinary
    "Climbed this again last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. The traverse of the fir..." 19/May top50

    Spiders Web
    "Beautifully varied & airy. Care needed with rope work. Although it meanders ..." 20/Dec top50

    C.C. Ordinary
    "Didn't rate this at all great effort for 1935 but a crappy route in my opinion a..." 28/Jan top50

    Fruitflancase
    "A classic E0! Can be easily done in one pitch with careful ropework, and has a n..." 12/Aug

    Needle Arete
    "I combined the first and second pitches (couldn't see any good reason not to!). ..." 11/Jun top50

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