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Owl Gully

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Fern Hill 
Five Finger Exercise 

Owl Gully 


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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Dec 21, 2008
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Fern Hill traverse out of the gully

Description 

Owl Gully holds some of the best 5.10 climbs in the Peak District, if not England. Fern Hill and Five Finger Exercise are magnificent examples of gritstone climbs.


Getting There 

Move right around the striking arete at the left of The Amphitheatre to reach this deep v shaped gully.


2 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Owl Gully:
Fern Hill   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Owl Gully
Moving through the crux of Fern Hill, 5.10c

Fern Hill 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Owl Gully
Climb up the deep gully until its half way point.From here launch out left along a difficult hand traverse. The crux moves come midway along this traverse. At the end of the traverse better holds allow vertical progress.Continue straight up, on perfect holds, with a little movement left and right until a small overlap is reached. Pass this on the right and finish up a shallow grove.Classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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