Ivy League Buttress

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Sport
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

The low-level cave and steep walls to its right provide more good technical routes. The rock is generally excellent and Ivy League is well-worth tracking down. The wall is sheltered but can seep after prolonged rainfall. There is a possibility of dry climbing in light rain.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bar Six/Spectral Wizard
A dynamic link-up that exits steeply from the ground-level cave and up the steep headwall.
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b
2
Ivy League
The best of the bunch. A really good pitch starting up the overhanging pocketed wall to the right of the cave. Dynamic moves...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
3
A Vision of Things Gone Wild
Intense fingery climbing is needed to reach the small overhang. A worthwhile route.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
4
Idle Times
Nice moves up the wall end in a technical sequence which allows entry to the open corner. Above the corner care is needed with...
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
5
Leather Pets
Deceptively awkward moves on steep ground.
 
1 Stars
Strong
6c+
6
Poetry in Motion
The first route right of the vegetated corner.
 5c
7
Poetry in Commotion
The steep slab on the far right is thin.
 
Technical
7a
8
Scout Post
Climb the wall to the right of the corner. Hard to start.
 
Technical
6b
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    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

    Kathleen's Nightmare
    "Keep your cool on the crux and then its plain sailing to the top" 02/Sep

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