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The Wave Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 550'
Location: 55.5858, -1.8886 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 28, 2007
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Looking across the rolling countryside from The Wa...


The Wave area has some fine routes and boulder problems along its length.

The wave is famous not only for its climbs but the distinctive capping wave of rock made up of diagonal bedding planes.

Getting There 

Continue north passed The Cave Area, to reach this very distinctive section of rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For The Wave
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike making the long move up to the small flake.

Undertow V9 7C  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Wave
This is a long low traverse of the right-side of the Wave buttress.It starts sitting just to the left of Captain Haddock. Traverse right with difficulty below Captain Haddock, and hopefully you'll end up at a good flake hold. Thats the crux over, but there is still fun and engaging climbing to come.From the good flake make a big move up to a poor side-pull, then with some trickery traverse across the wall on improving holds. Take a breather and stay focused for the technical fingery end.Call i...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Wave, right hand end
The Wave, right hand end
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wave Wall, Bowden Doors.
BETA PHOTO: The Wave Wall, Bowden Doors.

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