Stainthorpe's Wall

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Lots of sun!
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15 mins

These two buttresses are also known as Buttress Sixteen and Buttress Seventeen which is a little dull. Both are split at mid-height by a horizontal break and both have a selection of climbs that are on the borderline between short routes and highball problems. Guidebook page 173.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fearby
6m. Using a boulder, climb the face just right of the VDiff arete.
 VS 4b
2
Stainthorpe's Wall
6m. Start left of the streak and move right past it to finish via a pocket and shallow groove. A Direct Start is V1 (5c).
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
3
Alan's Wall
6m. A direct finish to Stainthorpe's Wall utilising the thin flake.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
HVS 5a
4
Only Sixteen
A worthwhile more direct start to Stainthorpe's Wall.
 
Technical
Crimpy
V3 6a
5
Fascionationby
6m. Enter the hanging groove and wobble up it using creaky finger-flakes to start. Can be done as a highball V3.
 
Fluttery
E2 5c
6
Jug Handle Pull Up
5m. Step off the boulder and climb the left arete of the buttress. (The same arete is 4b without the boulder).
 VD
7
Wall Centre
5m. The centre of the buttress to a reachy finish.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
VS 4c
8
Happy Daze
5m. Start by the central arete and trend left up the wall to a finish on small pockets.
 
Crimpy
VS 4c
9
Double Mantelshelf
5m. The stepped groove by a pair of swift mantels.
 VD
10
Out on Bail
5m. Bridge up the shallow groove and then head up the wall using a tiny broken flake and a one-finger pocket.
 
Fluttery
HVS 5c
11
Right Edge
4m. The right arete is quite a tease.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5c
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    Impregnable
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    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
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    Tommy's Dilemma
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