B-Team Buttress

2 Stars
 E1 5b

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An old favourite. It gives good crack and wall climbing on wonderful rock. Start below the cracks 3m right of the block. Climb the cracks to a break. Move up then left to a hidden flake hold and pull back right and up to another crack. Finish direct.
B-Team Buttress


I know a lot of people who like this route, but personally I find it graunchy and a bit pants - one for the Swanage fans perhaps?
Willstudyingmet - 09/Feb/05

Nah - its a nice route (ok not classic)
The Pylon King - 10/Feb/05

Bog standard E1 a bit run out in the middle where you are looking for good gear.
Bob Bennett - 11/Feb/05

There's currently a rather large loose hold in the wide section of the right-hand crack in the lower wall - this is precisely the point where you can place your second bit of gear, so don't say you haven't been warned!
There's also a jammed wire in the base of the final crack after the run-out section - looked ok, but probably won't last the winter in decent nick and is in the best placement!
Apart from that - good climbing!
James Rowe - 24/Aug/05

The jammed nut is still there (as James says, in the best placement) but there is other bomber gear around.
Alun - 18/Apr/06

Lovely climb.
ramon marin martinez - 18/Apr/06

One of the best from a week of HVS/E1 climbing. The pocketed headwall seemed better climbed direct just left of the (awkward) final crack. And that wire's still there!
derek morton - 04/Sep/06

a really enjoyable that's straight up and at you. feels like you've done quite a big route by the time you top out.
cockers - 21/Dec/12

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