Central Buttress Routes

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Gardener's Wall
The botanically interesting wall up the gully on the left of the main buttress. The line is anywhere you want really up the...
 VS 4c
2
Perilous Journey
A crumbling route up the scoop in the first arete of the buttress.1) 5a 20m. Climb the scoop (peg) then traverse right out...
 VS 5a
3
True Mix
Probably the only route on the wall which will ever attract any attention. It follows the striking corner on the right-hand...
 6b+
4
Looser
Would you climb a route with a name like this? Start below a crack 5m right of the arete of the buttress.1) 4b 20m. Climb...
 VS 4b
5
Goliath's Crack
At last something a bit more worthwhile. It follows the wide crack towards the left-hand end of the buttress.1) 6a 12m....
 E1 5b
6
Grande Finale
Another poor route with one tiny little good section at the bottom. Climb the thin crack then move right to a grassy corner....
 HVS 5a
7
Ocean Girl
Start at a corner crack about 15m right of Grand Finale, on the arete of the buttress. Climb the corner and slab finishing up...
 VS 5a
8
Mrs. Warren's Profession
An interesting sport route, up the good rock, in the centre of the wall. Non-resin bolts to a lower-off.
 6b+
9
Crack Rampant
The left-hand side fo the wall has a ramp leading to a crack.1) 15m. Climb the ramp and crack on the right to a good...
1 user comment
 VS
10
System 6
After a poor start this route finishes in a fine position up the corner high up the buttress.1) 5a 10m. Climb the rib to a...
 E3 6a
11
The Enemy
A cracking route which shares the same poor start as System 6.1) 4a 10m. As for System 6.2) 5c 30m. Move right past a...
 E2 5c
12
Zero 1
The best route on Central Buttress tackles the white wall up its right-hand side. The climbing is good, the protection adequate...
 E2 5c
13
Slanting Groove
A wandering line.1) 20m. As for Hot Gossip but keep going up the groove, keeping right to a crack.2) 15m. Climb the...
 VS
14
Hot Gossip
Start below the right-slanting groove in the centre of the wall.1) 4b 20m. Climb the groove then step left to a steep...
 VS 4b
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