/ Antonym Route Names
Overhanging Bastion has no overhanging climbing on it (although that may change given recent geological activity).
"Ordinary Route" Gogarth main cliff.
Charming Crack (Brimham)
(Overhanging Bastion describes the feature correctly, but yes, the climb traverse just above the overhang)
Roof Route at Burgbage South. Not a roof in any way shape or form, in fact a hideous offwidth and an unhelpfully angled slab.
> an unhelpfully angled slab.
Like the roof of a house?
Isn't there a route somewhere called "Too hard for X", where X is (was?) a famous and really quite good climber (sorry, that's not a very helpful description is it?!).
I think the route is V Diff or something, anyway X (whoever he is) could no doubt p*ss up the route in boxing gloves and roller skates. Is that antonymic enough?
'Smith's Route', on the Ben (Smith failed, Marshall led), and shortly afterwards Marshall's Wall (somewhere else in Glencoe; Marshall failed, Smith led).
Another example of the same phenomenon - Bobby's Groove.
Roof Route at Burbage is a beautiful little climb. How can you describe it as 'hideous'?
Fat Man's Chimney at Black Rocks is not really suitable for fat men.
> Overhanging Bastion has no overhanging climbing on it (although that may change given recent geological activity).
> Any others?
But isn't the name Mincer totally apposite for the route? ie it minces you
However, in keeping with the reason the name was chosen by those who first climbed it, you will require small brains and a long neck to try it.
I think there is also a boulder problem at Raven Tor called 'Too Hard for Mark Leach' or something like that isn't there? About V5 or something so I reckon Mark Leach would have been just fine...
Easy Pickings (VS) at Cheddar. Every vote on UKC has it as HVS.
Hell Crack at Stanage - i quite enjoyed it!
I think you mean Smith's Gully on Creag Meagaidh. Smith's Route on the Ben was done by the pair of them during that big week in 1960.
See what state your hands are in after the Mincer!
> I think you mean Smith's Gully on Creag Meagaidh. Smith's Route on the Ben was done by the pair of them during that big week in 1960.
I think you're right!
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