Trident Buttress

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Sun from mid-morning
Uphill
10 mins

This is the prominent three-pronged tower on the right-hand side of the cliff. It has some of the best and most popular routes here. The descent off the back is slightly awkward. To the left is a short wall which has the odd worthwhile route. Guidebook page 393.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
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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
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2
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
3
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...
 
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4
Trident Arete
The right-hand arete is a little tricky in its lower section, the upper section is straightforward and pleasantly exposed....
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1 Stars
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5
Trident Obverse
The reclusive groove in the back of the arete.
 D
6
Little Little Crack
8m. A little crack immediately left of the chimney.
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