Rocky Valley Buttress Five

Trad
No sun
Up and Down
12 mins

A small buttress with collection of routes that will happily fill an hour, if you are up to them. The wall gets the evening sun and is reasonably clean. Guidebook page 80.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Blasphemy Crack
8m. The boot-width crack is a right bugger. Big gear is essential, mountain boots and profanity might help.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HS 4b
2
The Chute
8m. The inset slab leads to easier ground. The start is polished.
 
1 Stars
Technical
S 4b
3
Gym Crack
8m. The left-hand crack in the front face goes from fingers to hands and a finish up the wall. It is harder and more strenuous...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5b
4
Sylvia
8m. The old peg-crack and wall above on flat holds. Pumpy.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
5
Sylveste
10m. A gem. Start with a tricky mantel to the break then traverse smartly left to exit via the upper wall of Sylvia.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
6
Veste
8m. The reachy direct finish to Sylveste.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

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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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