The Natural Edge - Right

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The final scattering of buttresses have some short but worthwhile routes and they tend to be a little quieter than the stuff further to the left. Guidebook page 46.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hangover Edge
8m. The left arete is short but pumpy and has a tricky start.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
HS 4c
2
Windy Wall
8m. The centre of the wall is marginally easier.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
3
The Swinger
10m. Pass the first roof then swing boldy out to the left arete.
 
Pumpy
Fluttery
HS 4a
4
Celtic
10m. A short and sharp finish over the roof.
 
Reachy
Strong
HVS 5a
5
Kletterschuhe
10m. The steep flaky wall leads to a rest on the left. Move out right past the large jammed block to a reachy finish. More...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
S 4a
6
Coffin Corner
10m. Enter the coffin slot then exit steeply up the right wall.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VD
7
Route One
10m. Pumpy climbing leads rapidly to easier ground.
 
Pumpy
HVS 4c
8
Route Two
10m. The centre of the face.
 
Pumpy
VS 4c
9
Blind Buttress
8m. The right-hand side of the face past a couple of 'orbits'.
 
Rounded
HS 4b
10
Furly 'ard
8m. Up the side wall of the buttress.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
S 4a
11
Overhanging Arete
8m. Steep and juggy fun.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVD 4a
12
Left Route
8m. Sprint up the wall just left of centre.
 
Pumpy
HS 4b
13
Right Route
8m. The wall just right of centre.
 
Pumpy
Loose
HS 4b
14
Apse Arete Indirect
8m. Traverse the shelf out to the arete and balance up it.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
15
Apse Crack
8m. The steep crack rising from the right edge of the Apse cave.
 
Strong
S 4b
16
Apse Wall
8m. Balance up the arete then continue up the narrow wall.
 HVD 4a
17
Eel
8m. From a block swing right to the front face and finish direct.
 
Pumpy
Fluttery
VD
18
S.H.M.
8m. Gain the arete from the left then, from its top, move left into a hanging groove until a move right can made. Finish...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
HVD
19
Has Been
8m. The right-hand face of the buttress direct is worthwhile.
 
Reachy
VD
20
Ladder Gully
6m. Bridge the easy cleft.
 M
21
Ladder Ridge
6m. The awkward stepped buttress in the back of the gully.
 VD
22
Deceit
8m. The chockstoned right-hand crack to a ledge. Finish easily or, better, move right to an exposed finish on the arete (S 4a).
 D
23
Flack
8m. Climb the left-hand side of the main arete. The stretch for a chipped hold is at an uncomfortable height.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E1 5b
24
Scoop Wall
8m. Climb up to, and then through, the centre of the hanging scoop. A tasty little teaser.
 
2 Stars
Rounded
VS 5a
25
Cloister Wall
8m. Mantel on to the large ledge then climb the short arete to the hole (sit-down-rest) of the Cloister. Finish left or right.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
S 4a
26
Suspension
8m. Enter the severely overhanging groove with great difficulty.
 
Strong
HS 5a
27
Cracked Ridge
8m. Up a rib then enter a hanging scoop on the right with difficulty.
 
Rounded
Fluttery
S 4a
28
Squaring the Circle
8m. The centre of the left-hand wall of the buttress.
 
Pumpy
HVS 5a
29
Bung
8m. The arete of the buttress is started on its left-hand side by a problematical couple of moves.
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
30
Square Buttress
8m. The front face is climbed right to left - standing in the wide mouth-like slot is tricky. Finish straight over the bulges.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
VS 5a
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