Central Buttresses

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Coarse Commie
6m. The wall has some tiny but useful pockets.
 
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 5a
2
Rough Wall Climb
6m. Follow the thin crack up the centre of the wall.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
3
Jolly Green Dwarf
6m. Trend left to gain the left arete of the slab.
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
VS 5a
4
Jolly Green Elephant
6m. Climb the roof (crux) and face left of Pensionerís Bulge.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E2 6a
5
Pensionerís Bulge
6m. The bulge is split by an awkward thin crack.
3 user comments
 
Strong
VS 4c
6
Gun Chimney
6m. Easy work to a thread then a tricky leftwards exit. Direct is Santa Claus Retreats, E1 5b and the right-hand exit is The...
 HVD 4a
7
Hair Conditioned Nightmare
6m. Hug-away up the narrow buttress right of the chimney.
2 user comments
 HVS 5b
8
Wall Groove
12m. A poor lower section leads to a better crack and crux bulge.
 HS 4b
9
Larceny
12m. The loose lower wall is climbed past a ledge to a more solid finish up thin cracks.
2 user comments
 
Loose
HVS 5a
10
Garyís Little Joke Book
12m. The curving groove has tough moves at the top.
 
Technical
E2 6a
11
Problem Wall
6m. Boulder up the wall left of the thin crack.
1 user comment
 
Technical
Crimpy
HVS 5b
12
Fingers Crack
6m. The narrowing crack to a leftward exit. A Direct Finish is 5b.
3 user comments
 
Crimpy
VS 4b
13
Work the Wall
6m. Work out the technical wall just to the right.
 
Technical
HVS 6a
14
Finger Wall
6m. The vague ramp on the face to the right, avoiding the arete.
 HVS 5c
15
Index Climb
12m. The classic of the crag - well maybe! From the left toe of the buttress climb a flake then move across and right to a...
 
2 Stars
S 4a
16
Index Climb Direct
12m. The juggy finish over the overhang is worth the effort.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
17
Heather Crack
12m. The straight crack has some good jamming moves.
 S 4b
18
Sewer-plumb
10m. Bridge and jam the steep groove past the odd loose hold.
 
Loose
VS 4c
  • Latest Comments

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    Pensionerís Bulge
    "A good 5b problem." 31/Aug

    Fingers Crack
    "For me the direct finish felt closer to 5b than the 5a it gets in the definitive..." 17/Jan

    Hot Ziggerty
    "good highball font 6c" 25/Aug

    Grounded Bees
    "Should also be a boulder grade at V0 (5a)" 20/Mar

    Gully Wall
    "Avoiding the loose block needs a bit of a stretch and the top out, while on good..." 31/Aug

    Social Climber
    "Couldn't work this out at this grade. Very thin move above gear to reach the poc..." 14/Apr

    Broken Buttress
    "I agree, the step up onto the block is harder than the slab, still only Diff tho..." 18/Mar

    Death to Khomeini
    "Probably HS 4b if you trust the thread in the creaky flake! In which case a sid..." 06/Oct

    Broken Buttress
    "The 1965 Froggatt guide has this route, and suggests that the majority of its Ba..." 22/Jun

    Wasted Youth
    "Apparently I got the wrong Hannon - right name, grade and FA date but it was And..." 22/Nov

    Hair Conditioned Nightmare
    "Could I say that I thought I did the first ascent of this climb around 1978ish. ..." 01/Oct

    Jam and Blast It
    "Difficult to stay out of the corner." 18/Sep

    Mauvais Pas
    "Much, much harder if you're short. Also a lot harder if you're wearing a rucksa..." 17/Sep

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