Squawk's Buttress

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15 mins

A series of short steep walls split by wide and generally awkward cracks. The routes are quite short, but many of them are tough and the landings are not very good. Guidebook page 169.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Block Arete
5m. The left-hand arete on its left-hand side.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
2
Beta Blocker
6m. The arete on its right-hand side. Beware of the landing.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
3
Impregnable
8m. Finesse the centre of the face past a useful hole.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
4
Get Nervous
8m. Up the right arete ignoring the beckoning chimney.
 
Fluttery
E2 5c
5
Chockstone Overhang
6m. Head up into the beckoning darkness.
 
Graunchy
HS 4b
6
Self Suicide
Start at the back of the low roof. Pull out to a good hold on the lip.
 
1 Stars
Strong
V8
7
Squawk's Arete
7m. The arete leads to a bold finish.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS 5b
8
Undercut Flake Variations
8m. Up the central line on the face to a shallow groove.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
9
Undercut Flake
8m. Climb the undercut layback flake in the arete then trend left.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
10
Tilt
8m. Start as for Undercut Flake but head straight up the arete.
 VS 5a
11
Flakeout Arete
8m. The left-hand wall of the gloomy chimney.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
HVS 5a
12
Dark Cleft
8m. Well named.
 VD
13
Forever Young
7m. The thin crack in the right wall of the rift to a tough exit.
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 6a
14
Seven Up
7m. From the sharp undercut arete head right to a flaky finale.
 
2 Stars
E2 5c
15
Direct Variations
7m. Not really direct but certainly a variation on Seven Up.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 6a
16
Fuser
7m. The corner succumbs to a swift layback.
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
S 4a
17
Tony's Torment
7m. Boulder out the centre of the narrow wall.
 
Technical
Crimpy
HVS 6a
18
Wedge Down Crack
7m. Thrash up the wide fissure,
 
Graunchy
HS 4b
19
Thingumy in Thirsk
7m. Steam up the arete on its right-hand side throughout.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E3 6a
20
Dennis in Darlo
6m. A midget gem up the centre of the face.
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5c
21
Barren Waste
6m. The wall just left of the arete.
 
Reachy
E2 5c
22
Easy Groove
6m. The easy groove - well, what else were you expecting?
 D
23
Edge Route
6m. Up the blocky buttress.
 M
  • Latest Comments

    For SLIPSTONES

    Impregnable
    "Yes there is, more obvious from the ground than when up there..." 28/Mar

    Impregnable
    "Massively reachy - or perhaps there's another way?" 29/Jan

    Marr's Route
    "Nice moves and good climbing, well worth the effort." 06/May

    Tachyon
    "A really enjoyable short route." 04/Apr

    Aces High
    "Lovely route. Worth the upgrade from HS." 10/Dec

    Forever Onward
    "Massively overgraded, I'd give it 5a." 24/Sep

    Tommy's Dilemma
    ""V0-" doesn't really tell you much as the grade is too wide. It's abo..." 16/Apr

    Davies Ramp
    "awesome. looks unlikely, but the holds are there. A mat and a well placed rucks..." 13/Apr

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