Lay-by Buttress

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Uphill

A short block clearly identified by the black drainage streak running down its centre. There are some good boulder problems here though they are pretty tough. Across the slope is another short square block with some popular, and easier, boulder problems.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hand Traverse
6m. Swing along the break to just short of the arete.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
D
2
Rock Over
A tiny route up the centre of the tiny wall.
 V0- 4b
3
Lay-by Arete
The arete starting on the right and finishing round to the left.
 
3 Stars
Technical
V8 7B+
4
Lay-by Arete Direct
Stay on the right-hand side all the way.
 
3 Stars
Technical
V9 7C
5
Lay-by
The central flake-crack is the original classic of the wall.
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
V3 6A
6
Little Baldy
A desperate eliminate heading straight to the bullet-hole. Using holds on the flake of Lay-by is taboo.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V5 6C
7
Rock On Left-hand
Gain the slot then stretch left to use the bullet-hole to finish.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
V3 6A
8
Rock On
From the same start as Rock On Left-hand, go direct.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
9
Rock Off
The right-hand rib.
 V1 5b
10
All Off
Up the tiny face using a small flake.
 V0 4c
11
Ten Foot Moderate
The short lived and slightly awkward wide crack.
 
Graunchy
M
12
Twenty Something
Up the side wall just left of the arete.
 V0- 4b
13
Overhanging Arete
Steep pulls up the leaning arete starting from the left.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
14
Reason and Rowan
Leap for the thin pocket in the wall then do the same to the top.
 
Reachy
V3 6A
15
Flaky Wall
Follow the flakes up the steep wall.
 V1 5b
16
Left Wall
4m. The blunt rib that bounds the face.
 
Strong
HVD
17
Two Chockstones
On the right is a wide awkward crack with the expected chocks.
 
Graunchy
D
  • 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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