Thin Wall Buttress

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
Uphill
10 mins

The is 'the other' fine buttress here and again has a good set of climbs, on the 'tough starting sequence' theme. The leaning sheltered bay on the far right is home to a plethora of tough boulder problems, link-ups and desperate eliminates. Guidebook page 189.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Maggie's Wall
5m. From the ledge, wander up the side wall.
 VD
2
Topal's Wall
5m. From the ledge, trend right (tricky to start) to finish close to the arete as for Fiddler's Wall.
 VS 4c
3
Rock Art
The taxing wrinkled side wall on tiny sloping holds.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V10
4
Fiddler's Wall
The wall left of the arete has a hard start then eases.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V6 6c
5
Fiddler's Arete
The hanging left arete gives a good pitch. The start is a fierce pull onto the wall - V1. Photo on page 185.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Crimpy
HVS 5b
6
Fiddler
8m. Right of the arete, pull onto the wall then step left and balance up to better holds and a ledge. Finish straight up the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
7
Fiddler Direct
6m. Use the same start as Fiddler but head straight up the wall.
 
1 Stars
Strong
E1 5b
8
Low-level Traverse
The clue is in the name - pump along the low break all the way from the left of Fiddler's Arete to Jumping Jack Flash.
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
V6 6b
9
Barney Boys
Mantle on the left-hand edge of the narrow shelf on the face then balance up to reach better holds. Finish right of the bulge.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V3 6a
10
The Scoop
The super slim groove in the centre of the wall eases.
 
1 Stars
V4 6b
11
Confectionary Debris
The last gap on the wall just had to be done.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V9
12
Thin Wall Special
Power up to the thin crack where a quick layback reaches rounded holds. Weave between the heather to the top for the E2 tick.
 
1 Stars
V2 5c
13
Jumping Jack Flash
The leaning right-hand arete is photogenic. A tricky start reaches better holds then trend right up the hanging arete until the...
 
2 Stars
Strong
V3 6a
14
Beth's Traverse
From a start sitting in the back of the cave, follow the sustained finger-traverse to finish up Jumping Jack Flash.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
V9 6c
  • Latest Comments

    For GOLDSBOROUGH CARR

    Fiddler
    "I thought this scarier than Fiddlers Arete and about the same grade technically...." 10/Dec

    Y-Crack
    "good solo" 11/Jun

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