Skyline Buttress

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
15 mins

Rather remote but with a good selection of lower grade climbs. There is usually a team or two here although the crowds of the Upper and Lower Tier will not be present. Guidebook page 52.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Pinnacle Crack
6m. The crack is over far too soon.
 D
2
Split Personality
6m. The centre of the face of the block, starting up the right-hand arete and finishing up a thin crack-line.
 E1 5b
3
Pinnacle Slab
14m. The long rib sticking out of the shrubbery gets steeper.
 HVD
4
Pinnacle Arete
6m. The arete of the block is a bold little number.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4c
5
Come Girl
12m. The right trending rib and blocks above.
 HS 4b
6
Mantelshelf Slab
12m. From the arete, trend left and climb the slab, using the eponymous move at least once. Bold in the middle then easing.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
VS 4b
7
Enigma Variation
12m. The arete is followed past the overlap, then trend left up the slab. Delicate and not too well-protected though low in the...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5b
8
Karabiner Chimney
10m. The right-facing cleft is a mini-classic of its type.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HVD
9
Karabiner Slab
10m. The slab just right is climbed direct on rounded breaks.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 4c
10
Karabiner Cracks
12m. The scruffy crack system to fields and a chimney finish.
3 user comments
 
Graunchy
D
11
Slab and Arete
18m. Reach the ascending traverse from the left (awkward) avoiding the scruffy crack if possible. Follow it out to the right...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
S 4a
12
Slips
14m. The right-hand arete has a bulging start and hard moves to reach the easy upper section of Slab and Arete.
1 user comment
 E3 6a
13
Drop Acid
14m. Climb the left-hand side of the slab and difficult overhang - a runner on the left is sensible to protect the roof....
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
E4 6a
14
Acid Drop
16m. Delicate dancing, then a butch and bold finale. Trend rightwards up the slab following an undercut flake. Pull over this...
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
E4 5c
15
Skytrain
14m. Climb the left-trending crack (hard) then the delicate (and avoidable) slab left of the easy upper section of Slab and...
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
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  • Latest Comments

    For ROACHES - SKYLINE

    Wings of Unreason
    "Good fun! I found the crux getting stood up in the pocket, prior to the jump." 06/Jul top50

    Days Gone By
    "If you stick to the crack for hands and feet it's harder than 4a, more like 4c. ..." 11/Jul

    Triple Point
    "Sit Start below wild thing about font 7b" 29/Mar

    Karabiner Chimney
    "Horrible squirmy nonsense, although amusing for the second, at least until it's ..." 13/Jun

    Acid Drop
    "i thought this route was great. the gear made the crux moves super-absorbing but..." 10/May

    Topaz
    "Very good climbing through the crack and slopers above - just a shame it only ge..." 19/Apr

    Lighthouse
    "A pocket at mid height has clearly been used for alot of cams and is now becomin..." 24/Aug

    Tower Chimney
    "Much pleasanter then it looks, with the good finale." 06/Aug

    Condor Slab
    "A classic line and fine climbing up the centre of the buttress. Sadly there is n..." 27/Jul

    Enigma Variation
    "Very soft. E1 5A." 26/Apr

    Triple Point
    "Good route - better than Wild Thing." 03/Mar

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