Time Warp (20) **

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Start: The line is up the middle of the amphitheatre, crack systems above the left-hand end of three clumps of trees at the foot of the wall. This break is gained by starting 50m left of the trees and traversing back at 65m.

  • Pitch 1 : (13) Climb broken grey rock tending slightly right.
  • Pitch 2 : (15) Up a face, up the corner on the right to a roof.
  • Pitch 3 : (17) Sneak right, through the roof & up the to a good stance at the start of an obvious traverse line right.
  • Pitch 4 : (17) Traverse right on steep slabs as far as a thin handrail.
  • Pitch 5 : (20) Traverse right for 15m then continue at a low level to reach a block in the main crack-line.
  • Pitch 6: (17) Climb the crack, passing a protruding nose directly above the left-hand clump of trees.
  • Pitch 7 : (15) Climb the crack using the left-hand edge.
  • Pitch 8 :(13) Continue to the halfway ledge.
  • Pitch 9 & 10 : (17,19) Carry on up the crack.
  • Pitch 11 : (20) Up the crack to the roof. Go right on a rail and continue right for 10m.
  • Pitch 12 : (20/21) Climb the crack above to the roof, traverse right and onto large flakes above.
  • Pitch 13 : (15) Follow the flakes & cracks diagonally left, finishing up a chimney.
  • Pitch 14 : Walk 30m left and finish up an easy ramp.

FA: D. Cheesemond & A. Dick 1977 FFA: C. Lomax & K. Smith 1982


EITHER walk right to the gulley between Smalblaar ridge and the chesspieces. This involves three short abseils.

OR use the DOWN TIME Rap Route