Martyr Cliff

(12 routes)

This cliff has some excellent rock, and an imposing main face. It is best reached from by taking the lower bench track which runs just under the cliff.
Orientation On the LH side of the cliff is the large V groove of Baptism. The first routes are on the wall to the L.

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Wall
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Burning Christians 15
0
wire representing trad
The slab and bulge between the arete and the S crack.
Alan Hill & Hamish Reid 2000
The Tooting Popular Front 17
0
wire representing trad
Start 2m L of the foot of the V groove, and climb the slightly LW trending crack and small bulge.
Alan Hill and Hamish Reid 2000
Power To The People 19
0
wire representing trad
Start as for TPF, but continue directly up onto slab. Move R and up Baptism for 2m, then back L 2m onto small scoop below crack, then directly up crack.
Alan Hill & Hamish Reid 2000
Baptism 11
0
wire representing trad
The large V corner to the R.
Lindsay Main 1977
A Hard Day’s Rut 23
2.01
wire representing trad
The route is around to the R, below the main face. Through the V break below the high roof with twin cracks. The start is the crux, 22 technical but not well protected. Continue up groove (wires), step L to good gear in crack below LH part of roof, finish by climbing the roof’s RH crack (21).
Richard Kimberley & Alan Hill 2002
Dripping Fat 22
2.01
wire representing trad
The OH and jam crack near the RH end of the overhanging section at the cliff base. Climbs the widest stepped part of the OH.
John Howard 1979
Light And Tasty 20
0
wire representing trad
Start 4m R. Climb the corner to top of pedestal. Step R and up short corner with crack to gain ledge. Move L around arete and small roof to gain corner crack and follow.
Richard Kimberley & Alan Hill 2002
One Man’s Meat 21
1.02
wire representing trad
Start 4m R. Climb the corner to top of pedestal. Step R and up short corner with crack to gain ledge. Move L around arete and small roof to gain corner crack and follow.
Richard Kimberley & Alan Hill 2000
Martyr 16
0
wire representing trad
Start on platform as for OMM. Climb the V groove on the R. Swing up and L into exit corner, watch for loose blocks on the L.
Lindsay Main 1977
Red Herring 17
0
wire representing trad
Start to the R just before the tree. Climb converging cracks to flared groove, and up to ledge. Finish up LH side of top wall.
Alan Hill & Frazer Munro 2000
Bloater 17
0
wire representing trad
3m R. Climb into low alcove above OH, move up and R to prow, then wall above.
Alan Hill & Richard Kimberley 2002
Long Time No Sea 15
0
wire representing trad
Just to the R is a RW trending flared groove. Has some good moves.
Alan Hill & Richard Kimberley
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