South Wall

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Sport
No sun
30 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered

The South Wall of Trow Gill is a very intimidating place. Its steep blank wall is guarded by some square-cut overlaps and the occasional bulging start. The rock on most of the climbs is good and the fixed gear exellent.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mesolithic Geordie Man
17m. The first line on the north-facing wall of Trow Gill. Climb up the cleaned strip of rock to better stuff higher up.
 6a
2
Forget the Arete
12m. A short line on the bulging buttress easily seen on the approach. Three bolts to a lower-off.
 
Strong
6b
3
Muggling Folk
12m. Just to the right of Forget the Arete. Four bolts to a lower-off.
 
Strong
6a+
4
Open for Business
18m. When clean this is a worthwhile pitch. Trend left and enter the small right-facing corner. Better holds now allow the...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
5
Market Forces
22m. Climb Open for Business to the top of the small right-facing corner before heading leftwards to a hanging groove and wall...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
6
Bush of Ghosts
18m. Start up Open for Business and then move onto the right-hand line. Climb to a lower-off just above the overlap. The direct...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
7
Brush With a Goat Top 50
18m. Good sustained climbing up the blank-looking wall. Start as for Open for Business but climb directly up to, and through,...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
8
Kangaburger Wall
22m. A pitch with some dirty and dubious rock starting just to the right of the start of Brush With a Goat. Move up to, and...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
9
Trowgerbirge Wall
22m. The former aid line is now an appealing free climb and far better now that it has been rebolted. Start at the left side of...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7b
10
Wetterstein Wyrd
21m. A excellent right-hand direct finish to Trowgerbirge Wall.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7b
11
Hardcore Ecstasy
20m. Start up the centre of the pillar with some hard moves just above at the overlap. More good moves remain before the...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7b
12
Pursuit of Excellence
21m. Follow Hardcore Ecstacy to above its hard moves and then break left up steep ground. Low in the grade.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7b+
13
Cosmik Debris
20m. A hard pitch starting just right of the pillar and moving over the roof on suspect rock. Sustained, hard climbing remains...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
14
Petulant Frenzy
16m. The original line at this end of the wall. A superb pitch through the horizontal roof before tackling the slim shallow...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
15
Lonely Traveller
20m. A route of many parts builds to provide an absorbing journey up the walls and overlap between the upper sections of...
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Pumpy
7c
16
Where the Time Goes
20m. A leftwards-trending line starting up Petulant Frenzy before making a long move left off of a glued-up undercut. Go left...
 
2 Stars
Reachy
7b+
17
Max
17m. Hard climbing through the roof and up the wall above just right of Petulant Frenzy. Start up the first wall of Petulant...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8a
18
Jump Start
17m. Very tough moves over the low roof followed immediately by more fingery and sustained climbing on the headwall to a final...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8a
19
Route 27
14m. The final route on the wall.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
7c+
20
The Road to Iraq and Ruin
25m. A good link up through some impressive sections of the crag at a reasonable grade. Climb Brush With a Goat until a flake...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
21
The Wizardís Wynd
A long left-to-right rising girdle of the wall. Prior knowledge of other routes on the wall is desirable.1) 7b, 25m. Follow...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
  • Latest Comments

    For TROW GILL

    The Great Big Onion
    "Use the belay on the left (hidden from sight)" 15/Oct

    Open for Business
    "This wall is pretty easy to clean from above. Lots of big trees on top to ab fro..." 15/Jun

    Open for Business
    "Cheers both, the move did seem ok in the end but it took a bit of working out an..." 14/Jun

    Open for Business
    "The start once you've got it sussed was fingery but stable last year. I looked a..." 09/Jun

    Open for Business
    "It always did have a bouldery start, Andy. If you are disappointed its short liv..." 06/Jun

    Open for Business
    "Has something come off the start of this? The first few moves felt very fingery ..." 04/Jun

    Bad Day on Black Rock
    "The top is starting to get a bit over grown if you go right. Really needs someon..." 28/Jul

    Clapham in Irons
    "I found this very steep, also a bit run out in places. The move under the roof o..." 12/Jun

    Hardcore Ecstasy
    "One harsh move, followed by crumbly filth. Even with a good brushing I couldn't ..." 29/Apr

    Max
    "harder and more sustained than jump start 8a+. Jump start is fairly easy after ..." 23/Mar

    Black Groove
    "Again - good to clean it but why the bolts?" 12/Aug

    Bandwagon
    "It gets 7c now in the new YMC guide." 20/Sep

    Bandwagon
    "Holds seem to have fallen off making this much harder. Also very dirty." 19/Sep

    Alick
    "good climbing tricky section at 3rd bold once through this jughauling best easie..." 04/Sep top50

    Clink
    "Thought this was a really good route with an excellent finish. Better that Far ..." 08/Aug

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