Climbs 58
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 38m a.s.l
Faces SE

josh doing shallow water soloing © Mark Duncan

Crag features

Situated in front of the University of Nottingham's Trent Building, this clean, solid, quarried sandstone wall, provides a number of delicate, fingery climbs. The wall is set on three tiers, each a couple of metres high, with the top two tiers being the most intensely developed (the bottom tier, being immediately above the water, exacts a higher price for failure than the other two tiers, both set above paths - the only shallow water soloing the County). The two most popular problems are probably traverses of the left and right hand sections of the top tier, with the traverse of the central tier, 'New Traverse', proving a slightly more challenging prospect. Old guide at: [Jon Leighton 7/06] New guide under development

Approach notes

Enter campus via the North entrance on the A52 / A6514 roundabout. Follow the main drag heading towards the Trent Building in the centre - distinctive by its clock tower. Park in the pay and display car parks - free after 5pm and on weekends. Walk downhill (South) until you reach the lake. The walls are directly below the Trent Building.


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Also noticed that two new benches have been installed on the main terrace directly under such problems as Wilson's Eliminate thus making the starts inaccessible and the landings a bit tricky!
pebblespanker - 20/Sep/11
Great little stamina venue, somewhat fingery lol and lovely to return after nearly 30 years! Am curious to know when the last time it was sandblasted and when the grades were last checked ... Walk Tall in particular is a bit naughty for 6a :)
pebblespanker - 20/Sep/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Upper Left Tier 
2Walk Tallnone 6a 6
3Top Left Wall Traversenone 5b 22
4Mantleshelf Problem 2none 6b  
 Upper Right Tier 
6Top Right Wall Traversenone 5c 8
7Minus 2 *V6 ***2
8Crab Walknone 6a  
 Lower Left Tier 
10Underneath The Archesnone 5c  
11Left Left Cornernone 4b 6
12New Traversenone 6a  
13Left Left Aretenone 4b 5
14Nitheringnone 5b 1
15Prince Charles Jumps off the Wardrobenone 6b 1
16Original Traversenone 5b 5
17Back Flipnone 5a 3
18Left Wallnone 5c 4
19Left Aretenone 4b 11
 Center Tier 
21Private Eyesnone 5c  
22Trent Cornernone 5a 7
23Turn to Stonenone 6a  
24Smithers Eliminatenone 6a  
25Neil's Dynonone ?  
26Left Hand Pillar of Brocillardnone 6b 6
27Abraxasnone 7a? 1
28Wilson's Eliminatenone ?  
29Kendrick's Eliminatenone 5c  
30Allinson's Eliminatenone 6b  
31Portland Cornernone 5a 5
32Viennese Oysternone 6a  
 Lower Right Tier 
34Right Aretenone 4c 11
35Eliminissonone 5a 3
36Right Wallnone 4c 10
37Undercutternone 5c  
38Reach AroundV4  
39Crankaholicnone 6a  
40Right Right Aretenone 4b 8
41Right Right Cornernone 4b 8
42Cusionone 5a 1
43Yogi Bear Jamsnone 5b 2
44Easy Aretenone 4b 6
45Just Another Problemnone 5b 1
46Underneath The Archesnone 5c  
47Green Wallnone 4b 1
 Left Waterfront Tier 
49The Ice Experiencenone 5a  
50Ice is Nicenone 5c 1
51Runaroundnone 5b  
52Swoop Aretenone 5a 2
53Unknown CornerV2  
54Swinging by the Knees from the Chandeliernone 5b  
55Where's the Burn Marks?none 5b  
 Right Waterfront Tier 
57Hey You There in the Jailnone 5a  
58Sex is Best on the Edgenone 5a  
59Summertimenone 5b  
60Regal Red Breastnone 5a  
61Mordwardnone 5c  
62Vestigal Wallnone 5b  
63Vona Ogregnone 5a  
64Crazy Frenchmannone 5a  
65Soggy Bitsnone 6a 1
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