Flaky Buttress

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Morning sun
5 mins
Uphill

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Zigzag Route
10m. Climb the disjointed cracks in the right wall of the groove, right then left to a final mantel. Steep cracks to the right...
 VD
2
Roller Coaster
10m. The impressive prow has been climbed - but only a couple of times! Start in the centre, head left then ride it!
 
1 Stars
Technical
Rounded
Fluttery
E6 6c
3
Boom Bip
10m. The direct line up the buttress. The crux is a big dyno to the top of the crag. Gear at half-height protects - just about.
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Fluttery
E7 7a
4
Imposition
8m. The leaning crack to the right of the prow is an uphill struggle all the way.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
E1 5b
5
Iron Horse Crack
6m. Steam up the short curving, cracked groove in the wall.
 D
6
Scooped Surprise
6m. A short diagonal crack gives access to the scoop. Interesting but barely independent.
1 user comment
 E3 6a
7
Tricouni Crack
6m. The diagonal crack gives solid finger-jamming practice and must have been a complete sod in skidding, screeching nails.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
8
Rubber Crack
6m. Pull into the flake system and finish up the groove above.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
9
Darkness
12m. Climb the slab to the steep groove on the left. Bridge this then finish up the wide crack directly above the lower slab.
 S 4a
10
Flake Gully
6m. The gully on the left is a mild scramble. Continuing to the top of the tower increases the grade (Diff) and quality.
 M
11
Flaky Wall Direct
14m. Take the right-hand edge of the south-facing side-wall on jugs to a rest then pull left past a rock tooth (which will come...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
VS 4b
12
Flaky Wall Indirect
16m. From the ledge on Flaky Wall Direct, follow flakes out right then swing round the arete and finish up the exposed face.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
13
Cracked Gully
12m. The right-trending break that splits the face right of centre is fairly straightforward.
 D
14
Cracked Arete
12m. The juggy arete just right again is awkward to start.
1 user comment
 VD
15
Arete Wall
10m. The groove bounding the buttress is obviously misnamed.
 D
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    Never, Never Land
    "In fact, Master's Edge, a middle of the road E7 is far, far harder. NNL should b..." 05/Feb

    Creep, Leap, Creep, Creep
    "This is the arete left (not right) of The Wriggler." 10/Aug

    Loaf and Cheese
    "Please tell me something has broken off the initial groove - its desperate !" 09/Aug

    Gumshoe
    "Did this on the 13th April. A Large cam (Camelot 4) goes nicely in the pocket an..." 14/Apr

    Gumshoe
    "Backed off this April 2010 as gear slots at the ledge are now sandy holes - very..." 12/Apr

    Imposition
    "Some burly fist-jamming to get round the slight bulge at the start. Felt 5c to m..." 15/Aug

    Electric Savage
    "Two very good and contrasting pitches. The first is more like 6a and the second ..." 26/Jun

    Juan Cur
    "Was originally protected by a large piece of wood 1 x 2 x 2 foot found in someon..." 12/May

    Rubber Crack
    "I don't think this gets done very often. Hard at start and at finish." 21/Apr

    Louie Groove
    "Did this a couple year ago. Agree that its easy for the grade. Hardest moves pro..." 29/Sep

    Magic Roundabout
    "Brialliant route, bomber cams, though too short to get 3 stars." 09/Aug

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