South Buttress

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Afternoon sun
3 mins
Downhill
Sheltered

The first piece of rock reached when using the southern approach has long been popular, partly because of some good routes and partly because of its accessibility.
Erosion - This section of the crag is suffering especially badly from erosion as the cliff edge vegetation has been worn away. Please try and avoid abseiling and top-roping here. Guidebook page 310.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bluebird
10m. The jutting arete of the buttress has steep and bold moves to pass the bulge and gain the flutings above.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 6a
2
Misrepresentation
10m. The flake to the right of the arete gives a good pitch. Climb steeply to it, then layback and bridge to its top where a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
VS 4c
3
Nut's Wall
10m. Climb the open groove to reach the thin flake on the left. Up this steeply then make a tricky move out right to reach a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
4
L.P.
10m. Good climbing, devious and interesting. Pull over the bulge on pockets then follow the ramp rightwards before moving back...
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
5
Reject
10m. Fills the gap up the wide rib. Pull through the bulges then climb the bold wall to ledges. Move right a short way, finish...
 
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5b
6
Bloody Sunday
12m. Start just right of the rounded cave and climb flakes until moves right reach a better crack. Up this to ledges then move...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
7
Two Tree Chimney
12m. The well wooded rift has some (easy) rock climbing too.
 
Graunchy
D
8
Little X
6m. Start below and left of the 'X' and make tricky moves to and past it. Harder variations are available. Finish more easily...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
9
Mr. Jones
12m. The right arete of the cliff on well worn holds to a ledge. Finish up the right-trending ramp.
 
Rounded
D
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    Audacity
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    Ken's Caper
    "The top face/slab is covered in lichen (12th Aug 2010) and with no positive hold..." 15/Aug

    Tiger Feet
    "A short route with great moves especially the rock over to gain the final flutin..." 31/Jul

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