First Blood Buttress

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Sport
Afternoon sun
10 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

The steep layered overhanging nature of the First Blood Buttress provides some stern short pitches suited to those with a bit of power. Some of the lines have dubious rock but with care this is not a problem.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
9 1/2 Weeks
12m. The upper flake is loose - TAKE CARE! A variation start can be made to the right but this does not avoid the flake.
 
Loose
7a
2
First Blood
12m. A good climb taking the low overhang via some bouldery moves. Above this more difficult climbing leads to an easing just...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a+
3
Sylvester Strange
13m. The most difficult climb at Scout Scar and by quite a big margin. Continuously testing climbing requiring a variety of...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
7c
4
Meet the Wife
13m. A route of impact. Excellent climbing but very bouldery.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
5
Telegraph Road
13m. A difficult route to read coupled with strenuous situations. There are a number of ways to pull the crux Ð none of them...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Strong
6c+
6
Bornville
10m. The left most line.
 6a
7
Grass Roots
Continue up the groove above Bornville.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For SCOUT SCAR

    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

    Born Free
    "Tricky move passing the thread. More like F6a than a trad grade with a couple wi..." 08/May

    A Fistful of Steroids
    "worth doing - good move about 6 clips up moving right towards a flake. Belay loo..." 22/Mar top50

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