Big A55 Aręte 6a+
[The off balance line of the 'Big A55 Arete', 2 kb]25m. Climbs the slanting slaby arête on the far left side of the ‘last butt one level’ past 11 bolts to a lower off. Off balancey climbing with a crux near the top.

Ian, Tesni (13) and Celt Lloyd-Jones (10) 25/Jul/2012

Photo: The off balance line of the 'Big A55 Arete' © ian Ll-J
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This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

pete johnson - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Lun

Though sporting quite a few bolts the crux is rather bold. A bolt on the nearby Pendulum Corner can be clipped without moving off line and this rather calms things.
roger whetton - 30/Aug/15

Parker550 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/15 with Pete Cahill

Parker550 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/15 with Pete Cahill

IanD353 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/15 with CMC

Jack Delaney - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Emily Barnett

Callumjnelson - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/15

sambeaumont - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15 with chrisbartlett

chrisbartlett - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15

v1brownie - Lead - 2015 with Jon H

Precarious lean to the right but a beautiful climb. First time on Limestone Sport Slab and loved it.
vigroovian - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/14

Very nice, with a cool crux high up. 6a+ not 6a like the new limestone guide says.
Steve Perry - Lead - 20/Sep/14 with Katie Long

@ndyM@rsh@ll - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/14 with Sophie Wilmes

Dave Rumney - Lead - 20/Jul/14 with Jim Jones

Quite nice - no harder than 6a.
DDDD - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Sham

More 6a+ but with lots of exposure
SAF - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

soft for the grade
michael burrows - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Leanne Cassidy, ryan cassidy

v1brownie - Lead - 10/Jun/14

Dizz - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with EJ

Darron - 28/Jul/13

Nice moves, soft for grade
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/13 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

mr mills - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Roger

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

Glyn Davidson - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/13 with Alex Grey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13

sheelba - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Pete Harrison

morgan91 - Lead - 17/Nov/12

Pretty straight forward climbing but quite a lot of lichen, probably due to how wet it's been, making some of the footholds a bit sketchy.
jezb1 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/12

emlynroberts - TR - 23/Sep/12 with Paul Emmett

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Sep/12

ritchierich - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Sera Roberts

ritchierich - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Alan Evans

Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Tibbett

Having spent the previous day on slate the grade did feel a little soft. Nevertheless a very good route in a great location.
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Dan Ely

twem - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Mark Fisher

ches - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Andrew Twemlow

Glyn Davidson - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/12 with Dan

jordan taylor - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12

The dust hadn't even settled, good route with a nice exposed feel to it. The grades about right, if no holds get pulled off. Thanks to Ian for putting the Work in.
Derek Kenyon - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Jordon Taylor

On 1st ascent with Dad and Tesni
Celt Ll-J - 2nd - 25/Jul/12

On 1st ascent of dad's route :)
Tesni - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/12

tim3334 - 2012

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