Kaarst Buttress

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Sport
Morning sun
12 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered

A minor buttress that is pleasantly sited amongst spectacular scenery. The rock is unusual and the routes abrasive. Guidebook page 308.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Crossley Yarns
10m. 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
10m. 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
6b+
3
Palming Pavorotti's Peach
9m. Hard moves through the large rounded bulge.
 
Strong
Crimpy
7a+
4
Soft Option
10m. Scramble 3m up the gully to a ledge. Take the line of old bolts to a single bolt lower-off.
 6b+
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    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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