Hadrian's Buttress

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The first buttress left of the Pinnacle and the descent gully of Appian Way is the broad bulk of Hadrian's Buttress. It has the classy Hard Severe of the same name (possibly the most popular route on the crag) and a few other outings of interest. Guidebook page 255.

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1
Ash Tree Wall
14m. The series of cracks running straight up to the prominent tree give a good pitch but could do with a bit more traffic to...
 
1 Stars
S 4a
2
Hadrian's East
18m. The blocky wall three metres left of the chimney leads to a hanging rift at half-height. Finish awkwardly up this,...
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
3
Hadrian's Chimney
18m. The cleft splitting the front of the buttress has considerable difficulties accessing the hanging upper section....
 
Graunchy
S 4b
4
Hadrian's Rib
18m. The blocky rib to the right of the chimney gives an interesting pitch. It is reachy and a bit escapable, but worth doing...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
VS 4c
5
Hadrian's Buttress Top 50
18m. A great climb in a sunnier setting than most around here and one of the most popular outings on the cliff. A recent...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Strong
HS 4b
6
Hadrian's Recess
16m. The right-hand crack splits at eight metres and leads to a good rest. The wider continuation leads awkwardly to the top.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
S 4a
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