Born Again Buttress

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Sport
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

This is the tallest of the buttresses at Scout Scar and 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. It is fairly sheltered but can seep after prolonged rainfall.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bornville
The left-most line has some loose holds.
 
Loose
6a
2
Grass Roots
Continue up the groove above Bornville.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
3
Born Again
Climb slightly leftwards up to the small overhang and make a tough pull to get established above it. Now trend right and climb...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
6a+
4
Born Free
A good trad pitch. Climb up to and then past the right-hand end of an overlap. Move left up a depression (bolt) before...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
5
Born Variation
17m. Start up Born Free and continue as for Born Again.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
6
Born to Run
Very technical moves up the blunt rib give access to the fine upper section of Born Again.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
7
A Fistful of Steroids Top 50
Great climbing requiring some powerful moves in the steep lower half and some insecure wall moves on the exposed face of the...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+
8
Ropearse
A poor route just to the left of the better rock. Climb steeply to a vegetated ledge and block. Move up to the top of a slight...
2 user comments
 
Technical
Strong
Fluttery
Loose
6b
9
Beers for Fears
Over the years, crucial holds have disappeared leaving a short bouldery crux on undercuts to pass the second bolt. Above this...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
10
Crimes of Passion
One of the better routes at Scout Scar with good rock and sustained climbing. The initial moves to pass the first bolt and gain...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
11
Grave New World
Ascend the left side of the pillar. After a brief tussle with a bramble bush, emerge and make a sustained series of technical...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
12
Kathleen's Nightmare
Climb the arete via some hard climbing low down.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
7a
  • Latest Comments

    For SCOUT SCAR

    Ropearse
    "Changed from 6b+ to 6b, 100% of 3 votes for 6b" 26/Nov

    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

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