Central Buttress

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The long narrow rib at the far right-hand end of the cliff holds some high quality climbs, though they are limited in number. Some of the climbing is polished and protection is at times poor.

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1
Central Rib
A shy line that winds its way up some intimidating ground. The climbing is a touch runout and the finish exposed. Start by...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4b
2
Great Central Route Top 50
An all-time winner finding its way through steep territory on the first pitch and in airy locations on the second. Start by...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
HVS 5a
3
Piton Route
A 'Classic Rock' tick taking on the well defined right-to-left diagonal line that slants up the left side of the crest of the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VS 4c
4
Central Buttress Top 50
A classic and very bold line that gives a memorable climb. Start at a peg and nut belay at the top of the Exhibition Slab, as...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5a
  • Latest Comments

    For AVON GORGE

    Yellow Edge
    "An exercise in head-climbing. Never very hard technically, but the height & ..." 10/Sep top50

    M1
    "unless it has changed - and i've done it three times in the last twenty five yea..." 14/Apr top50

    Nightmare
    "route is tricky and the last section this not very good protection. still worth ..." 17/Feb top50

    Mirage
    "Did this straight after Arms Race, but even so, the crux felt HARD. You get a se..." 03/Nov top50

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