First Blood Buttress

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Sport
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

The steep overhangs of the First Blood Buttress provide some short stern pitches suited to those with a bit of power. Some of the routes have loose rock in their upper reaches. The buttress is very sheltered but can seep after prolonged rainfall.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
9 1/2 Weeks
The left-hand side of the buttress. The upper flake is loose. A variation start can be made to the right but this does not...
 
Loose
7a
2
First Blood
A good climb taking the low overhang via some bouldery moves. Above this more difficult climbing leads to an easing just before...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a+
3
Sylvester Strange
The most difficult climb at Scout Scar and by quite a margin. Hard moves through the bulges are rounded off by a big move...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
7c
4
Meet the Wife
A route with impact. Excellent climbing but very bouldery.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
5
Telegraph Road
A difficult route to read in a strenuous situation. A good pitch, but no pushover even though it is the easiest grade on this...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Strong
6c+
6
Douglas
In the between First Blood Buttress and Born Again Buttress is a gully. The next route starts a little way up the gully. Climb...
 6b
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    Ropearse
    "Changed from 6b+ to 6b, 100% of 3 votes for 6b" 26/Nov

    Kathleen's Nightmare
    "This has all new bolts making the hard clip a bit easier. Much easier after half..." 13/Jun

    A Fistful of Steroids
    "Nice route, with a good variety of climbing. Belay is now shiny and new (not me)..." 31/Aug top50

    Grave New World
    "Tougher than it looks with several bouldery cruxes and a perplexing finish." 01/May

    Born to Run
    "6c at least" 22/Jun

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