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Alcove Wall

  • 72 - Each Way Nudger

    Grade: 6b | First Ascent: -1982
    Rating: 1

    The overhung corner on the left. Desperate bridging moves lead to a long, blind reach over a bulge before easier ground is reached.

  • 72a - Vortex

    Grade: 6c | First Ascent: -1999
    Rating: 0

    Climb the steep wall between Each Way Nudger and Dust at Dusk, passing two peg runners.

  • 73 - Dust at Dusk

    Grade: 4a | First Ascent: -1976
    Rating: 0

    Climb the deep, left corner at the back of The Amphitheatre.