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|Dolly Dimple|| E1 5a|
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|25m. At the base of Pete's Wall is a large, chossy, roof-capped bay, bounded on its left by a grey arête, under which is a large buddleia. Start 3 metres left again, a metre right of a small buddleia 3 metres up. Climb up into a shallow scoop; then move up to cam placements under a small roof, using the unstable rib on the left as little as possible. Step up, locate holds high up left, and pull leftwards over the bulge; then boldly climb the right-trending shallow groove to another buddleia. Trend rightwards between saplings and move up onto the brown wall; then continue to the first horizontal crack. Climb rightwards (bold) to a second horizontal crack; then move right again and climb directly up the middle of the wall. Move back left as you near the top to finish at the jutting block. |
Brian Mullan (unseconded) 25/Mar/2011
This climb is in 10 logbooks, and on no wishlists.
abb'ed to clean and check looseness, Took a line straight up the rib and wall above.
MoWalker3 - TR β - 18/May/14
Ian JL - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13
Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13
Matt Amos - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/13
I wouldn't recommend this route.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/13
i wouldn't bother..... very loose all the way up!
AndyF - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/13
Bottom section is artificial and loose. Top section is steeper, but still brittle. Offers a few good moves polluted by uneasy distrust of every thing one touches.
ruaidh - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Nigel
Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/12 with rich fox
Checking line and grade (and height: 25m).
bpmclimb - TR rpt - 12/Apr/11 with Shunt
Some good climbing, but rather bold and with sections of untrustworthy rock.
bpmclimb - Lead β - 25/Mar/11 with Clare