Little Buttress

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A short wall to the left of the taller Trident Buttress has the odd worthwhile route, despite its diminutive size.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Blaster
Climb the lower wall with difficulty to a ledge on the left and a tricky finale up a hanging fissure above.
4 user comments
 HVS 5b
2
Little Diagonal
Climb the right-hand edge of the smooth wall, trending right.
 VD
3
Little Corner
The steep wall just left of a prominent crack.
 VD
4
Little Crack
The steep and awkward crack.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4b
5
Little Wall
The wall has one stiff pull and little in the way of gear.
 VS 4b
6
Little Little Crack
8m. A little crack immediately left of the chimney.
 VD
7
Little Chimney
...is obvious really.
 M
8
Chimney Arete
The right-hand arete of Little Chimney.
 VD
9
Scooped Wall
A concave feature, trending left to the arete.
 VD
10
Scooped Direct
The steep finish is best done quickly.
 HVS 5a
11
Desperation
The steepening right-hand arete of the buttress.
4 user comments
 
Pumpy
S 4a
12
Trident Face
A shallow groove leads to a small ledge-system above half-height. Shuffle left and climb the steep upper section by a second...
 
1 Stars
VD
13
Trident Eliminate
Climb the rib in the centre of the face to the break, then step left and pull over the edge of the overhangs on some bounteous...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
HS 4b
14
Trident Groove
The groove just left of the arete, heading for the gap between the prongs. The upper part is steep and tricky, though good...
 
1 Stars
VD
15
Trident Arete
The right-hand arete is a little tricky in its lower section, the upper section is straightforward and pleasantly exposed....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VD
16
Trident Obverse
The reclusive groove in the back of the arete.
 D
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    The Furrow
    "The upper arete (starting up the old shot holes) is in the category of "VDi..." 14/May

    Overhanging Wall
    "I agree it is a bit polished but not as bad the description makes out. Add in th..." 20/Jul top50

    Bow-Shaped Wall
    "desperate" 11/Jun

    Cracks
    "only route that made me growl at the whole crag, a great solo !" 06/May

    Concave Wall
    "I liked this, although possibly just because it wasn't yet another arete on larg..." 02/May

    The Blaster
    "I agree with VS 4c, and a bit of a one-move wonder at that. It's well protected ..." 23/Apr

    The Blaster
    "I'd be inclined to split the difference at VS 4c. Although easy in the grade" 15/Mar

    Cracked Wall
    "The other hard route of the crag (Cracks being the other). Good strenuous climb..." 10/Aug

    Overhanging Wall
    "Slippery ?! slightly polished maybe but not that bad. The holds are all there an..." 05/Aug top50

    Desperation
    "Looks like something may have broken off near the finish of this" 31/Jul

    Steeple Arete
    "Having not lead a climb for the best part of 15yrs I found this a great climb fo..." 12/Jul

    Overhanging Wall
    "not too bad, although the one key foothold for pulling directly through the over..." 20/Jun top50

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