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Whales Back

Type
Altitude
3m
Part of

One of the more pleasant walls at Baring Head for easier climbs. The aspect is sunny, the rock is nice and there is a good variety of short and long climbs.

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Aspect
West
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Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
A ALeft Traverse, VM VM
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VM

An interesting long traverse. The crux is getting through the initial scoop. You can make it easier or harder depending on where you draw the upper line.


1 1Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

Climb smooth rock just left of the alcove, then over the bulge at the top.


2 2Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

A big flake leads to the ledge, followed by committing moves over a bulge.


3 3Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

The vague groove.


4 4Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

Climb directly up the middle of the wall.


5 5Unnamed, VM VM
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VM

Follow the wide crack. Steep climbing on large but sloping holds.


6 6Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

A variety of starts gain the diagonal ledge leading to the top.


7 7Unnamed, VE VE
1.02

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

Delightful. A good flake and line of jugs just right of the ramp.


8 8Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

A short bulge leads to easier climbing.


9 9Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

A tricky start leads to easier climbing.


10 10Unnamed, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

Straight up just left of the blunt arete. A tricky move at half height.


11 11Unnamed, V0 V0
0

  • P1
  • Hueco V0

The smooth face just right of the arete. Do not use holds left of the arete.


12 12Unnamed, VM VM
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VM

Difficult moves over the smooth bulge relent higher up.


13 13Right Arete, VE VE
0

  • P1
  • Hueco VE

A crack leads through the bulge and on to the arete.


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