Barker's Buttress

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Lots of sun!
Sheltered

One of the better buttresses on the cliff with a good variety of routes of a decent length, virtually all the climbs here are worth doing.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cubs' Climb
5m. A short offering, exiting via a tiny groove.
 D
2
Kitten's Climb
6m. Climb the short crack then head up the wall, trending left.
 
1 Stars
VD
3
Pup's Climb Top 50
Climb the left-trending flake crack to its end then head up the face direct, to finish at a tiny notch.
 
2 Stars
HS 4b
4
Bonzo Top 50
7m. Straight up the wall with a tricky move using a letter-box hold to get past the blankest section. Probably only VS if you...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
HVS 5b
5
Pets' Corner Top 50
7m. Pleasant moves up the wall and tiny crack left of the arete. One of the best routes on the cliff.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
VS 4b
6
The Arete
7m. Straight up the edge.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
7
Whippet Wall
7m. Climb the narrow side wall direct to finish up a short flake.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
VS 4c
8
Barker's Chimney
6m. The short chimney in the main angle.
 D
9
Pluto
6m. The left side of the wall. A tough start past the bulge.
 
Crimpy
HS 4b
10
Pluto Variant
6m. The right-hand side of the wall is rather artificial at the start - no bridging allowed.
 
Reachy
Technical
Crimpy
HVS 6a
11
Cat Walk
6m. Step off the large boulder on the right, then climb until a traverse left can be made to finish up either Barker's Chimney...
 VD
12
Hyena
5m. From the boulder, climb the short steep arete.
 S 4a
13
Cerberus Crack
5m. The wide leaning crack is short but tricky.
 
Graunchy
HS 4b
14
Peke's Perch
5m. The rib leads to a thin crack.
 S 4a
  • Latest Comments

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    Main Mast Crack
    "Much to my disappointment (I'd even donned my Aldi thrutching jacket in preparat..." 23/Jul

    Pingers
    "Is this the only VS with a one finger pull-up?" 10/Dec

    The Shelf
    "A classic highball sprint." 25/Sep top50

    The Prow
    "'Lifting a Fridge'it couldn't be put any better!" 13/Sep top50

    Pets' Corner
    "Yeah, got to be worth 2 stars at least. Certainly one of the best routes I've do..." 12/Sep top50

    Pets' Corner
    "better than zeta wall" 12/Sep top50

    Prickly Rib
    "Up the left hand side of the rib, surely? Though might be HS up the right hand ..." 26/Jun

    The Bulkhead
    "More like VS 4c I reckon. The slightly overhanging finger crack at the top is da..." 19/Jun

    Bonzo
    "One of your reachy symbols would suit this climb well." 31/May top50

    Stewker
    "Another route that has been responsible for more than its fair share of broken l..." 21/Apr

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