Blockhouse Buttress

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Lots of sun!
20 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

A slabby buttress with a mini-Mewsford platform beneath it and the classic Sheer delight.

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 this...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
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 to...
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
3
Sheer Delight Top 50
A lovely little route up the attractive pillar left of the huge cave. The climbing is technically very easy but protection on...
 
2 Stars
S
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
Fluttery
HVS 5a
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 5b
6
Mother Carey
40m. The left-hand chimney has steep moves at the bottom.
 VS 4b
7
Cannonball Express
40m. The chimney leads to easier ground. Some loose rock.
 HVS 5a
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 4c