South Gully Buttress

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Afternoon sun
30 mins
Up and Down

The last of the Tissington Spires is known as South Gully Buttress. The routes described here vary from the classically mild to the modern desperate but none of them are outstanding.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Zulu Dawn
Hard work, though it has a load of fixed gear. The rounded arete of the buttress is climbed initially on the right to bulges....
1 Stars
E5 6b
And the Weather
The bulging wall left of the main groove is climbed via the wide crack to reach the bulges. Cross these on the right via a...
E1 5b
Dr Livingstone
The deep groove is less of a darkest Africa experience than you might expect. Climb steeply into the groove, then bridge up to...
1 user comment
VS 4b
Stanley Wall
Follow the wide crack right of the arete, then move right to another crack in the wall to the right until the stance on Dr...
 VS 4c
The Mystery Tour
A natural extension to the previous routes for those who crave more of a wilderness experience. From the belay on the col,...
 HS 4b