Kaarst Buttress

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Sport
Morning sun
10 mins
Uphill
Seepage

A minor buttress that is pleasantly sited amongst spectacular scenery. The rock is unusual and the routes abrasive.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Crossley Yarns
The left-most line of bolts provides a tough test of technique and finger strength.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c
2
Red Rhinoceros
Climb Crossley Yarns to its second bolt then move right and up before easy ground leads to the same lower-off.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c
3
Palming Pavorotti's Peach
Hard moves passing the large rounded bulge.
 
Strong
Crimpy
7a+
4
Horny
Link the start of Palming Pavarotti's Peach to the top section of Red Rhinoceros.
 6c
5
Soft Option
Scramble 3m up the gully to a ledge. Take the line of old bolts to a single bolt lower-off.
 6b+
  • Latest Comments

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    Wise Crack
    "Changed from 5c * to E3 5c *, no votes" 19/Nov

    Masochism Tango
    "This was the first route John and I did together. 1986 NOT 1988" 26/Nov

    Face Route
    "You want to move right a bit from the peg, which makes it about 6a." 03/Nov top50

    Cave Eliminate
    "Some harsh comments! Easily worth 2 stars being a good sustained route on great ..." 08/Jul

    Face Route
    "My mate says that the fixed gear is in a poor state now and then peg on the top ..." 24/Jun top50

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