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Fly Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 51.6607, -2.66589 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Russell on Sep 2, 2013
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The rightmost section of Wintour's Leap. Route lengths range from about 30-60m and are often split into two pitches by a half height terrace. The rock is often broken and routes are indistinct in the lower half, but the upper half is perfect! A good mix of grades, mostly from VS to E2 (5.7-mid 5.10), classics include Freedom (VS 4c), Firefly (E2 5c) and La Folie (E4 6a).

Getting There 

Take the descent through Woodcroft quarry, but take a path branching off to the left as soon as possible. This path runs along the base of the cliff to all routes.

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Butterfly

Butterfly 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Fly Wall
The first bit of unvegetated cliff you encounter coming down from the quarry and a classic at the grade! The route is clear and involves some enjoyable crack climbing in the fingers and fist size ranges. The route apparently used to feature an overhang that was passed with a fixed point of aid- this has long since fallen off leaving an enjoyable free climb on the stiff side of VS.Climb earthy ledges to a left-facing corner, which is climbed via a wide crack and face holds. Belay at the wide ledg...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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