The Blackboard

(7 routes)

The righthand end of the lower line of cliffs. So named for the amount of chalk on the wall. Most of the routes are best described as microroutes, important for their technical difficulty more than for the magnificence of the lines.

Altitude: 
375m
Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
East
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Who Killed Bambi? 20 8m
0
The huge technicoloured corner with a large overhang at the L of the wall. Climb the inverted yellow steps of the main overhang then out onto the top of the RH wall. Serious and sustained. Tim Morrison '81
Amazon Grace 20 10m
0
Start as for W.K.B. then hand traverse the break to arete, place CDs and continue phlegmatically upwards. Dave Fearnley '83
Biggles Tears a Tendon 24 5m
1.02
Superb. Use the highly technical secret move to climb the very fingery wall. John Allen '80
Watch Closely Now 18 4m
0
Jam the black crack (hard) or use the holds just R (quite hard) or both (not so hard). John Allen '78
A Star is Born 20 5m
0
Starts at finger lock. Get to the big hold, then scare yourself in the easy-looking groove. John Allen '79
One Inch Rock 25 5m
0
Start as for Pepperoni Breakfast but move L on sloping hand holds onto L wall. Do impossible mantle and finish moving L. John Allen '79
Pepperoni Breakfast 19 5m
0
The groove with the trick start. From large loose-looking block move R onto small ledge, then grasp holds near summit and go. John Allen '78
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