Chevin Buttress

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No sun
7 mins
Uphill

Only a small selection of climbs available here, but on a fine tall buttress and only five minutes from the car. The buttress is north facing and inclined to be green so is best after a dry spell, on summer evenings or as an escape from the heat.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Leech's Wall
8m. The shallow scoop in the left-hand side of the east-facing wall has a tricky bulge (delicate) and not much in the way of...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4c
2
Chevin Buttress
16m. A fine climb with great positions and low in the grade. Follow the cracks in the right-hand side of the side wall until...
 
3 Stars
VS 4c
3
Gronff Left-hand
16m. Start up the overhanging crack and use the layaway/rib to make a long stretch for a distant break. The upper section is...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E4 6b
4
Gronff
16m. A great climb, direct sustained and interesting. Climb onto the ramp then undercut and stretch up and left for distant...
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
E2 5c
5
The Waster
16m. Another fine climb, this one following a strong natural line. The groove and continuation crack are awkward and sustained....
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
6
Vampire's Ledge
18m. Wandering but worthwhile and doesn't have the teeth you might expect. Climb round the flake and follow the cracks...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
7
Central Route
16m. The central line on the buttress gives a pleasant climb. Trend left up the groove to pass the bulges then finish direct...
 
2 Stars
S 4a
8
Central Route Direct
16m. Start up Central Route but step right and pull through the bigger bulge on perfect jams. Follow the groove above to the...
 
2 Stars
VS 4b
9
Slide Back
14m. Climb a left-facing groove to its top then move left and climb through the bulge with difficulty to reach the easier upper...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
HVS 5b
10
The Backslider
14m. Start up Slide Back but at the level of the bulges move right into a slim groove and climb this with difficulty to reach...
 
1 Stars
E2 5c