Puttrells Progress

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A proud buttress that has lost bits over the years. Get the classic Puttrell’s Progress done before the whole thing goes! Over on the left Black Slab is always popular. Guidebook page 51.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Black Slab Left
10m. The left-hand line on the slab trending slightly right then back left to finish. Not too well protected
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD 4a
2
Black Slab Centre
10m. The central line has a tricky start; pull over the overlap in the centre of the slab and finish up a slim groove.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
3
Black Slab Right
10m. A fine beginner's climb. Start from a block, pass a flake, and finish with a steeper section. A Direct Start is harder -...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
M
4
Black Finger
10m. Climb the tower that supports the buttress then a series of spidery cracks leftwards to a finish up the short arete.
 
Crimpy
E3 5c
5
Diamond White
10m. From above the roof trend right to the blunt arete.
 
Fluttery
E3 5c
6
Anzio Breakout/Pilgrimage
10m. Take Black Finger to the roof, reach right for tiny holds and make a fierce pull to reach the break on Puttrell’s...
 
1 Stars
E5 6b
7
Puttrell's Progress
12m. A fine mini-expedition. Climb the right arete of the big cave and enter the vertical slot with Diculty. Make a...
7 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
Graunchy
S 4a
8
The Flue
8m. Start up Puttrell's Progress but head through the cliff.
1 user comment
 
Graunchy
HVD
9
Helping Hand
10m. The right-hand pillar leads to the hard wall above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
E1 5c
10
As You Like It
8m. The left crack in the right wall of the gully is escapable.
1 user comment
 VD
11
Black Crack
8m. The right-hand crack has some huge holds.
1 user comment
 HVD
12
Black Cap
8m. The short sharp arete of the gully.
 
Technical
E2 6a
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    The Crack of Doom
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    Sidewinder
    "Not that reachy - my partner is fairly short but had no problem reaching the top..." 06/Aug

    Cannae
    "The other good, non-eliminate, non-wandering line on here, when finished up the ..." 05/May

    Great Buttress
    "The line as described in PGE (I was using the first edition) is clearly wrong. ..." 06/Apr

    The Flue
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