Upper Central Buttress

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Evening sun
10 mins
Uphill

This fine wall is perched high above the valley at the point where the crag changes angle (the routes further left are both difficult to get to and often very green.) This spot is often very windy and the routes feel much more exposed than their lengths would suggest.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Central Climb
15m. Climb the wall to the right of a niche then move left onto a rib and continue to the top.
 
1 Stars
VD
2
Easy Buttress
15m. Take the easiest line up the edge of the buttress.
 D
3
The Illegitimate
15m. Committing moves up the superb flying arete. Once at the top of this slink leftwards through the roofs.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E3 5c
4
Brown's Bastard
15m. An eliminate up the wall left or the corner. The Forceps Finish over the roof is E2 5c.
 
Fluttery
E2 5b
5
Carsten's Abortion
15m. The steep corner cracks past a potential nesting site. Exit rightwards at the top. Keep away if the nest is occupied.
 
2 Stars
E2 5b
6
Downe's Doddle
12m. Pull up into the hanging scoop. Then move delicately right to a crack which is followed past a rocking block. The direct...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
7
Technicolour Yawn
12m. The elegant slim groove gives a good technical problem.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
?? 6a
8
The Cornice
12m. Climb the corner to a capping roof from which the climb presumably gets its name.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
VD
9
The Cornice Indirect
15m. Traverse right across the face to finish up the blunt arete.
 
1 Stars
S
10
Deception
10m. Good climbing past a small overlap and up the blunt arete.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
11
Mossy Slab
12m. Follow the curving groove across the slab which has remarkably little moss.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VD
12
Gather No Moss
6m. A short and technical high-ball boulder problem.
 
Technical
Strong
E3 6b
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