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Right of Count's Buttress are several short walls of lovely rock, though sadly with only a small collection of routes. Technicians who want to escape the crowds should enjoy the place, though don't forget the mat/spotter since there is some good bouldering.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Canton
Grubby and prickly work up the crack and groove.
1 user comment
 Diff
2
Have a Nice Day
The pleasant arete just right. Small cams help protect.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS
3
The Anomalous Snail
A tough start gains easier romping above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS
4
Sharpener
Climb straight up the left-hand side of the face.
1 user comment
 HVS
5
Protractor
A ramp leads to a break. Move left and finish direct - hard.
1 user comment
 HVS
6
Setsquare
The right-hand side of the face to a break, then a mantel finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S
7
Have a Break
The tough arete of the block set at a higher level.
1 user comment
 
Technical
E3
8
Kitkat
The centre of the block has some decent moves.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS
9
Feeding the Pony
The left arete of the short face.
1 user comment
 S
10
The Amazing Harry Greystoke II
Nice moves up the pocketed slab just right. Almost worth a star.
1 user comment
 VS
11
Leave Heather Alone
A tricky finger-crack (with heather clump?) to the arete above.
 HS
12
Grime
The central crack. Better than the name suggests when clean.
 HS
13
Sithee
Start from the block on the right and swing left to reach the pockets then finish direct. f5 above pads. The direct start is...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1 5b
14
Committed
The unremarkable short rounded arete.
1 user comment
 VS
15
Marmite
The short, wide and awkward crack in the side-wall. It is a bit of a love or hate affair.
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
HS
16
Toxic
Zip up the flake, mantel right and exit up the cracks.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Diff
17
Cixot
A counter-diagonal up the face and the arete.
1 user comment
 VS
  • Latest Comments

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    The Watch-Tower
    "Top roped it, then led it. Solid E2 5b. Be careful out there, this route takes n..." 22/Sep

    Surprise
    "Astonishingly difficult." 09/Mar

    Tower Face
    "This route is getting harder as the left hand flake gets smaller. A good 18inch ..." 02/Aug

    The Watch-Tower
    ".....next!" 31/May

    The Watch-Tower
    "Total sandbag. If you keep to the left of the arete it is at least 5C with no pr..." 31/May

    Goliath's Groove
    "My first grit HVS insight lead on my first trad day of 2013. It felt like it was..." 06/May

    Saul's Arete
    "Surely HVS? I was a good deal more comfortable leading Fina than seconding this..." 11/Jun

    Counterfeit
    "Agreed. 'Siderunners' are easily placed from the route so should be graded for t..." 14/May

    Counterfeit
    "Like Count's Wall, just one hard move - sadly this one uses the same hold in com..." 09/May

    Amphitheatre Face
    "...or by [starting on a doubled pad and] bearing down on a couple of pebbles for..." 24/Apr

    The Archangel
    "Fantastic route, definitely need a bit of conviction but the moves aren't too ba..." 07/Dec

    The Archangel
    "Wonderful. A bit of psychological beta for those looking at this before an ascen..." 23/Nov

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