Long Wall Central

(11 routes)

The Long Wall is the most popular wall at Baring Head. Facing west, it catches the afternoon sun so is normally dry and pleasant. It offers a good variety of routes and a mixture of grades.

Altitude: 
2m
Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
West
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
1 Swinging Groove V2
0
Climb the groove right of the Swinging Dyno bulge.
Pure and Easy V4
0
An eliminate start to Swinging Groove.
Phil Castle
2 Right Groove V1
0
Up the next groove. This version uses everything.
3 Eliminate Groove V2
2.01
This better version heads straight up, avoiding the side-pulls in the crack.
4 D-Ring V1
1.02
First climbed in Anson D-Ring boots by traversing in from the right. You have no excuses!
Dick Corin
5 Mike's Arete V3
0
Climb the arete direct without bridging out.
Mike Casey
6 Blockout V0
1.02
Start in the scoop, but veer right to gain the obvious block. Finish more-or-less straight up, avoiding the temptation to step right.
7 The Fissure VM
0
A few tenuous moves to gain a good undercling (the key being to get it with your left hand). Reach high for a rounded edge then crank through to a good jug. Finish straight up.
8 Skinny Pillar V2
1.02
Climb the pillar, avoiding the adjacent cracks at all times.
9 The Layback VM
1.02
Looks easy doesn’t it! Semi-layback up the corner.
10 The Niche V2
0
Climb directly up the middle of the alcove avoiding the adjacent cracks.