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Surgical Strike Wall

(7 routes)

A prominant Red Wall.

Steep lower part and small overlap in centre

  • West

    Aspect

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
West

A prominant Red Wall.

Steep lower part and small overlap in centre

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
SV
20
2.01
15m
5X bolts
Natural gear required
2
  Overhanging corner - steep at the top but with huge jugs. Three bolts in the top half. In the bottom half, place natural pro or clip a couple of bolts from either Hotter Than Hades or Surgical Strike. Finishes at DBB

Paul Tattersall, 1990

SS
22
3
15m
5X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
1
  Overhanging arete with 5 bolts. Straight up on good holds, then a bouldery move at the top.

Lindsay Main, 1996

MC
21
2.01
15m
3X bolts
  Corner left of overlap. Two bolts, plus natural pro low down. You can move right and finish as for PTI (as done originally), or finish directly up over steep ground on good holds, clipping the last bolt on SS.

Peter Sykes, 1990

PtI
23
1.02
13m
2X bolts
  start just left of the small cave. Up to undercut bulge, left at first bolt and right to second, then straight up.Optional small cam in top crack. It was often climbed finishing R also to finish where La Vita E Bella now finishes

Paul Tattersall, 1990

LVB
25
0
13m
4X bolts
  start as for Passage to India and climb past 2 bolts, then back left to the 3rd and straight up to finish right of the PTI anchors.

Andrew Buist, 2001

VC
20
0
12m
3X bolts
Natural gear required
2
  Big moves up a weakness on the right side of the wall, crux above the 2nd bolt. Shorter people will find the start moves off the block challenging. Originally had just one bolt with wires above - now sports 3 bolts. At the third bolt move up and right to finish on good holds, and onto DBB.

Bruce Dowrick, 1990

19
0
2X bolts
  start on the right up past the bolts, then traverse left to finish up the top of Violet Crumble (or scare yourself getting onto the grassy ledge). Shares DBB with Violet Crumble.

Marcus Thomas, 1999

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