Crimes of Passion Buttress

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Sport
Afternoon sun
10 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

This is the tallest of the buttresses and it is home to a few of the crag's best routes. Care is needed with some of the holds if venturing on to the less well-travelled pitches. Guidebook page 356.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Born Again
18m. Climb directly up to, and then through, the small overhang. Now trend rightwards and climb the fine wall left of the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
2
Born Free
17m. One of the better easier routes. Climb to a thread and then move left up a depression before traversing right to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5b
3
Born Variation
17m. Start up Born Free and continue as for Born Again.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
4
Born to Run
16m. Very technical moves up the blunt rib give access to the fine upper section of Born Again.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
5
A Fistful of Steroids Top 50
17m. Great climbing requiring some powerful moves in the steep lower half and some insecure wall moves on the exposed face of...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
6b+
6
Ropearse
10m. A poor route.
1 user comment
 6a+
7
Beers for Fears
12m. Over the years, crucial holds have disappeared leaving a short bouldery crux on undercuts to pass the second bolt. Above...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Crimpy
7a
8
Crimes of Passion Top 50
13m. One of the better routes at Scout Scar with good rock and sustained, flowing climbing. The initial moves to pass the first...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
9
Grave New World
12m. It follows the left side of the pillar. After a brief tussle with the bramble bush, emerge and make a sustained series of...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
10
Kathleen's Nightmare
12m. Climb the arete via a nasty clip and some suspect rock towards the top.
2 user comments
 
Fluttery
7a
  • Latest Comments

    For SCOUT SCAR

    Kathleen's Nightmare
    "This has all new bolts making the hard clip a bit easier. Much easier after half..." 13/Jun

    A Fistful of Steroids
    "Nice route, with a good variety of climbing. Belay is now shiny and new (not me)..." 31/Aug top50

    Grave New World
    "Tougher than it looks with several bouldery cruxes and a perplexing finish." 01/May

    Born to Run
    "6c at least" 22/Jun

    Born Free
    "Tricky move passing the thread. More like F6a than a trad grade with a couple wi..." 08/May

    A Fistful of Steroids
    "worth doing - good move about 6 clips up moving right towards a flake. Belay loo..." 22/Mar top50

    Kathleen's Nightmare
    "Keep your cool on the crux and then its plain sailing to the top" 02/Sep

    Ivy League
    "Its a couple of years since I was at the crag, but the first bolt is now minus i..." 02/Jun top50

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