Vibrio Buttress

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Evening sun
Up and Down
12 mins
Sheltered

Across the grassy slope a fine buttress with mid-height overhangs sticks out from the hillside. Vibro is the one to do here though the Direct is also well worth the effort. Guidebook page 352.

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1
Step Buttress
14m. Climb the steps up the left-hand side of the front face then move left to the wide crack above the grass ledge.
 
1 Stars
VD
2
Good Vibrations
14m. The left arete of the buttress has a boulder-problem start, some crusty rock and a spectacular finale. Climb the upper...
 
Reachy
E2 5c
3
Vibrio
16m. Climb the centre of the buttress past a tricky roof (knees?) to reach a thin slot - runners. Make a short technical...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
E1 5b
4
Vibrio Direct
12m. The true finish is short, sharp and well protected but still manages to feel scary. Head slightly right from the runner...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Rounded
E2 6a
5
Twisted Reach
10m. The right hand edge of the buttress via a roof crack, a pocket and an extended reach or two.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E4 6b
6
Step Buttress Crack
6m. The short wide crack high on the right to a tufty exit.
 VD
7
Broken Buttress Climb
18m. Starting 5m to the right, trend left up the face on good holds and climb steeply to a ledge and tree belay. Climb onto a...
 
1 Stars
S 4a
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