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Keyhole Cave Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 600'
Location: 53.3204, -1.6294 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jun 26, 2008
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The rightside of the Keyhole Cave Area, in the mid...


The first section of really impressive rock you'll see from the car.

The Keyhole shaped cave at 2/3 height is an obvious feature. The many fantastic finger cracks that surround this feature provide some of the best crack climbing in the peak.

Getting There 

From Entrance Bays walk along a few yards until the large bay is encountered.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mid crux on Covernty Street, 5.11d.

Coventry Street 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Keyhole Cave Area
Climb directly up the crack with good solid finger jams directly up to gain a good rest 15 below the cave. The next section up to the roof is the technical crux.On increasingly difficult finger jams make progress until possible to grab the good lip on the cave.From here standup, and climb the sandy cave until a difficult move at the roof allows you to dynamically get established on the head wall above the cave. The finishing moves are easier, but they feel decidedly airy, as you make your wa...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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