Brookside Buttress

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Afternoon sun
10 mins
Level
Sheltered

The best of the buttresses passed on the approach is well hidden below the path but worth visiting for the fine arete of Indoor Fisherman.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Neb Crack
8m. The crack on the left-hand side of the steep north wall.
 
Reachy
Pumpy
VS 4b
2
Dick Van Dyke Goes Ballistic
10m. Gain the shallow hanging groove in the wall from the base of Neb Crack. Sustained, with a high crux and a bad landing.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E7 6b
3
Indoor Fisherman
10m. The fine arete is one of the unsung gems of Froggatt. Climb direct up flakes then a hard move leads to a break and gear....
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Rounded
E4 6a
4
Crooked Start
10m. Climb the wide cracks on the front face of the buttress. Head right at the top to the finish of Tinsel's Tangle.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
5
Ghost of the Brook
10m. The finish up the wall has hard moves to gain a crack.
 
Technical
Rounded
E4 6a
6
Crooked Start Direct
10m. The shallow scoop leads to the upper moves of Tinsel's.
 HS 4b
7
Tinsel's Tangle
8m. The arete on the right and the flake-crack above are good.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4a
8
Piledriver
6m. On the side wall, climb the thin crack and move left to finish direct (big cams). A Direct Start is 6a but it is often...
2 user comments
 
Crimpy
HVS 5b
9
Brookside Crack
6m. The short crack on the right-hand side of the face.
1 user comment
 VD
  • Latest Comments

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    Trapeze
    "Lovely!" 16/May

    Sunset Crack
    "Didn't feel like a 4c to me - this was my first lead of anything above VDiff and..." 09/Dec

    Janker's Groove
    "Did the direct start as a sit start, as in the Bouldering guide recommended and ..." 09/Jun

    Downhill Racer
    "Quality, pretty on/off move low down and then not too much trouble above that. J..." 19/May

    Armaggedon
    "Shouldnt this be spelt Armageddon (1 'g', 2 'd's, as in BMC guide and the Ston..." 22/Jan

    Three Pebble Slab
    "The protection for the crux is great, fits a size 3 (i think) 4CU like a glove. ..." 29/Jan

    Downes’ Crack
    "Needs young arms!" 26/Nov

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