The deep chimney, gained from the start of So Gross

Ticklists: Orange Spot Lower Wye, 4 - 5 Grade Climbs at Ban-Y-Gor Area.

steve_gibbs 22/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Alex Norman-Rhodes
Hidden 22/Sep/17 Lead O/S
springfall2008 07/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Good start, followed by a rather dirty finish... more like 5+

wjcdean 07/Apr/17 TR RP

i thought the bottom of this was super hard for 5a, or maybe i missed something. got up a few climbs at 6a+ in woodcroft yesterday and found them way easier. went on lead and rested a few times then gave adam a go. he got it so did it on top rope. chimney bit is fun

BStar 07/Apr/17 Lead O/S

A joke at 5a! 5c/6a more like. Good route nonetheless.

Stone Muppet ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with dc
harrison 28/Aug/16 Lead rpt

Good climb! Went left over the starting bulge this time. Found a really nice heel helped me with an otherwise mega reach. Partner did not need said heel. Repeated clean after once with a rest. The bridging part of the chimney was wet so we had to climb it like an offwidth.

with Owen
Hidden 10/Aug/16 Lead
PaddyAdams 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Ali Burns 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Simon Smithson
Tomas P 10/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Aelita
harrison 02/Jul/16 Lead dnf

Very beefy start. After a bit of feeling around and finding the best holds I thought it was doable, but we left it for another time. No guidebook so we weren't sure to go left or right at the start (left seemed easier).

with Owen
The Ivanator 19/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Rob
chitty 15/May/16 Lead
Swsloper 04/May/16 Lead
spoonernz 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S
mlcumberlidge 09/Apr/16 Lead dog

Strong first move over the small overhang

Hidden ??/2016 Lead O/S
Robheirene 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/15 Lead O/S
AngelaC 24/Apr/15 Lead
luke glaister 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S

A good route for warming up and getting a feel for the area. After the start it let's up.

RobinJones 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Steve brit ?/Dec/14 Lead RP
Lazytraveller 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
JoeE ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Alkis 04/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Quarryboy 04/Aug/14 Lead O/S

You know you are feeling knackered when you actually get tired from pulling on f5 holds.

Stanners 04/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Really enjoyable, can see it made a great trad route

with Alkis, Andy G, Jack Bradbrook
CreepingExcellence. 04/Aug/14 2nd O/S
kieranbowen 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Sam, Ruth
Rob Morgan 17/Jun/14 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Circus ??/2014 Lead O/S
with Ross
Hidden ??/2014 Lead O/S
islandlynx ?/Sep/13 Lead
with Amy
Blackgoby 22/Jul/13 Lead β
with Standby, Kris, Tracey
Hidden 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
youbecame 11/Nov/12 2nd dog
The Ivanator 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Moves around the low bulge were good, but seemed stiff for a 5. Worth a star.

with Rob
guy xavier percival 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with paul
Paul Robertson 27/May/11 Lead O/S
lizzie789 22/May/11 Lead O/S
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