Blockhouse Buttress

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Trad
Sun and Shade
20 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

The well-named Sheer Delight is the pick of the bunch giving easy climbing up a wonderful solid pillar of rock
Approach and Tides - Abseil from large blocks on the left (looking out) of the buttress from mid-to-low tides.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mother Trucker
The big slippery chimney is way harder than HVS when wet.1) 5a, 20m. Slither up the steep chimney onto the slab. Climb...
 
1 Stars
HVS
2
Trucker's Delight
This follows the big expanding groove.1) 4b, 20m. Climb up to the slit and pull through into the groove. Trend leftwards...
 
1 Stars
VS
3
Sheer Delight
A lovely little route up the attractive pillar left of the huge cave. The climbing is technically very easy but protection on...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
S 4b
4
Unreasonable Stipulations
40m. The right-hand side of the Sheer Delight pillar has a similar but slightly harder route. Climb up to the ledge then make a...
 
2 Stars
HVS
5
Jolly Silly Billy Arete
40m. This route follows the narrow pillar right of the huge cave. Make a steep pull onto the rib and climb the left arete. Pull...
 
1 Stars
HVS
6
Mother Carey
40m. The left-hand chimney has steep moves at the bottom.
 VS
7
Cannonball Express
40m. The chimney leads to easier ground. Some loose rock.
 HVS
8
Chopping Block
40m. Good climbing up the slab but the rock at the break is worrying although the position is good.
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS