Elliott's Buttress

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Afternoon sun
12 mins
Level
Sheltered

The classic E1, Eye of Faith, makes a great ‘other route for the day’ if you have come to Gardom's to do Moyer’s Buttress. Both of the buttresses namesake routes are also worth seeking out. Sadly the trees are getting ever-closer which has resulted in the lower section being green when the weather is damp. Guidebook page 325.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Elliott's Buttress Indirect
16m. From 12m up the gully, jam along the horizontal break out onto the front of the buttress, then climb the steep wall above,...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
2
Seventy One White Mice
16m. Climb the thin crack to where a perplexing couple of pulls reach a deep break. Continue more easily up the wall.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
3
The Eye of Faith Top 50
20m. A fine route which is usually climbed by its original direct start, though the easier (HVS 5b) left-hand version from the...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
E1 5c
4
Rhythmic Itch
16m. Climb to the roof, move right then stretch for the break. Shuffle left then head directly up the wall.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
E1 5b
5
Elliott's Buttress Direct
22m. Climb the groove that bounds the right-hand side of the buttress and the crack on the right to a ledge. Move up and left...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
HS 4a
  • Latest Comments

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    Bitter
    "v.safe, great move(s) - if only it were longer" 21/May

    Landsick
    "Did Landsick, Moyers and Eye of Faith last Saturday; this one was by far the har..." 20/Sep

    Apple Arete
    "yer very nice in the upper section but very escapable to the rght in bottom half..." 03/May

    Crottle
    "That about sums it up" 29/Mar

    Tree Groove
    "Probably HS 4b with a couple of big cams for the traverse. Actually, probably HS..." 05/Oct

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