Nobby’s Cave

(6 routes)

A large steep cave just south of the Dionysiac Slab. Named after Nobby Clark, a hermit who once lived there. All routes are fully bolted and share a double bolt anchor.

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
South West
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
1 Pillory (Open Project) 30 8m
0
1
Climb the hanging pillar.
Firewall 29 8m
0
5bolts
The bolted line left of Defrag. Boulder to the large undercling feature. after a shake, get horizontal out left, pull the lip and truck back right to the common anchor.
John Palmer 2015
2 Defrag 27 8m
0
From the back of the cave climb the vague arête. Avoid anything right of the diagonal crack, finish up Nobby's Cave.
John Palmer
3 Suspending Disbelief 28 8m
0
A 'Defrag' variant. From underclings climb horizontal roof then back to small edges. Right ledge is out.
John Palmer
4 Nobby’s Cave 24
0
5bolts
Start on the shelf on the right side of the cave and climb left to the upper lip. Two ropes will reduce drag, and a preplaced extended quickdraw at the fourth bolt may be useful.
Martin Wilson, 2001
5 Nobby's Rave 24 8m
0
As for Nobbys Cave but finish out horizontal roof. Right ledge is in.
John Palmer
Attribution: 
Beta and photo courtesy of John Palmer.