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The Main Wall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 283'
Location: 51.67031, -2.65904 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Russell on May 15, 2014
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Description 

The tallest and most continuous sector of Ban-y-Gor, with some of it's most impressive routes. There are actually two tiers, but the upper tier is currently restricted for environmental protection (rare plants) and because it tops out into some people's gardens.

The lower tier is about 20-30m high, and unfortunately split by a ledge at just under half height for most of its length. Above the ledge, the routes often get steep and burly, crossing enormous stacked roofs.

Some of the classics of the area are:
Muddy Waters (5.10a)
Heady Days (5.11a)
Pet Cemetery (5.11d)
Almost Me (5.12d)

Getting There 

This is at the very far left end of the crag, probably 20-30 minutes walk from the car. Continue along the path at the base of the crag, past the crawl and a few smaller outcrops on the right. Shortly after this, the path forks: take the left fork for the lower tier. (The right fork leads to the restricted upper tier.)

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Main Wall

Almost Me 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Main Wall
An outrageous climb through the biggest roof stack! Super steep climbing with mega jugs all the way.The route starts up an easy corner to gain the pedestal at half height (3 bolts). At the top of the corner, there is a 3-bolt belay on the right, though this is rarely used. Take a rest on the pedestal while you can contemplate the roof looming above. There are actually 2 routes from this point: Almost Me is the left hand line of bolts, heading straight out to the widest part of the roof@SEMICOLON...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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