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The Head Wall

(8 routes)

Continue traversing L until an overhanging wall appears. This is 'The Head Wall'.

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Aspect: 
South

Continue traversing L until an overhanging wall appears. This is 'The Head Wall'.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
0
  Silly name for a silly route. The arete at the lefthand end of the Head Wall. Not much pro. Phil Stuart-Jones (solo) '96
0
  On the lefthand end of the Head Wall is an obvious pedestal. Gain it from the R, then up (wires). Ben White '91
1.02
  Two metres L of EA is an overghanging arete which is climbed to a stance (L) then back R and up the wall. Two bolts and a rap chain. Matt Abbot '91
1.02
  Another metre L is a steep juggy wall with two bolts. Up to the block, mantle, and layback the crack. Matt Abbot '91
1.02
  A metre L of YFD is a tricky leftwards start up to a bolt. Continue to a stance then step L into the groove. At the top of this is a wall to the R and a slopey crux. Two bolts and good wires. Paul Waters '91
0
  A metre L of LOLG, go up the wall to the roof. Up to jugs then second roof and layback (crux). Three bolts, cams, and bolt belay. Matt Abbot '91
0
  Up the crack two metres L of SRB then up the jugs. Move L at the overhang (crux) and through the break. Good pro and a bolt belay. Matt Abbot '91
1.02
  On the R of the Head Wall is a bulge with a groove. Go up this then left at the overhang and up. Good pro. Matt Abbot '91
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