Garfit Buttress

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The crag's last gasp is the tall steep tower of Garfit Buttress, home to some of the harder routes. The lack of protection on many climbs, and the capping roofs, ensure that some are exciting and exacting outings.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Garfit Eliminate
18m. A wanderer, though with good moves and positions. Follow Concave Wall past its hard move, stride across the gully then...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
2
Mousehole Gully
10m. The awkward rift can be tackled at a variety of depths - deeper is generally easier.
 
Graunchy
D
3
Lemming Slab
10m. The centre of the front face. Climb directly past two ledges, with a tricky move to reach a horizontal crack. Step...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
Fluttery
E4 5c
4
Ali Baba Top 50
10m. Climb the shallow groove precariously on sloping holds to reach the overhang and runners, including a fat thread. Climb...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
E2 5c
5
Sesame
10m. Climb Ali Baba boldly to the overhang then follow the slanting rift rightwards to finish up a wide vertical crack
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5b
6
Virgin Wall/Garfit Face
8m. Start from the gully on the right edge of the buttress, stretch left for a flat hold then swing boldly onto the front face....
 HVS 5a
7
Lofty's Ease
6m. From a block, climb the right-hand side of the arete. Reachy.
 
Reachy
S 4a
8
Tom Thumb
4m. The centre of the short wall at the back of the buttress.
 
Rounded
D
  • Latest Comments

    For WAINSTONES

    East Sphinx Direct
    "I go with Franco @ HS 5b - hard move(s) all low down." 23/Sep

    North Route
    "The gear is sparse - a bad thread. You may find yourself soloing." 31/May top50

    West Sphinx Direct
    "had to piano play my fingers into the eye, felt like hard 5c to me at 5'7"...." 02/Oct top50

    Little Bo-Peep
    "it is easierb to nip across quickly rather than burn out placing gear higher up...." 18/Sep top50

    Tiny's Dilemma Direct
    "the start is SUPER polished took me a while to get onto the first footholds :S..." 14/Nov

    Steeple Groove
    "HVD is way overgraded. Its Diff in the NE England guide and that seems about rig..." 31/May

    Sesame
    "Seeing as this is E2, you may as well head left and tackle Ali Baba as the crux ..." 21/Apr

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