Rocky Valley Buttress One

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Buttress One is the first reached on the approach from the Quarry and is easily recognised by the fine finger-crack of Beeline splitting its left-hand side.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cooper's Slab
8m. The hanging slab is accessed from the left and climbed centrally, or near the arete. Mild but poorly protected and often...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VD
2
Beeline
12m. The beckoning hanging thin-hand crack - tricky to reach and pumpy to climb. A little cracker. Photo page 25.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
HVS 5b
3
Beyond the Fringe
12m. The steep side wall has low runners and a hard move high up.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E5 6a
4
Little 'A' Climb
10m. The disjointed cracks are pleasant enough, though not a patch on big brother over on the Cow.
 
Pumpy
S 4a
5
Dot's Crack
8m. The groove and crack on the right. It improves with height.
1 user comment
 HS 4b
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    Desperate Dan
    "Brilliant route and pretty safe with a couple of mats. Modern highballing at it..." 27/Jun top50

    Oak Tree Slab
    "How can an unprotected 4b slab get S 4b? MVS 4b would be closer, or maybe HS 4a ..." 15/Jun

    Bald Eagle
    "Can't understand the E grade. No worthwhile gear on the hard bit. A fall from th..." 21/May

    Wellington Crack
    "Inspired by the 80s photo of JD I fulfilled the long held ambition of a solo asc..." 18/Jun top50

    Black Chimney
    "Just squeeze inside and squirm upwards - not much gear, but it'd be hard to fall..." 04/Jun

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