Elliott's Buttress

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The classic E1, Eye of Faith, makes a great second route of the day if you have come to do Moyer's Buttress. Both of the Elliott routes are also worth seeking out. Sadly the trees are getting ever closer, which has resulted in the lower section of the buttress often being green and damp.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Elliott's Buttress Indirect
From 12m up the gully, jam along the green horizontal break onto the front of the buttress and access a ledge with difficulty....
2 user comments
2 Stars
Seventy One White Mice
Climb the thin crack to where a perplexing couple of pulls reach a deep break. Continue more easily up the wall.
2 user comments
1 Stars
The Eye of Faith Top 50
A fine route which is usually climbed by its original direct start, the easier (HVS 5b ) left-hand version from the gully is...
4 user comments
3 Stars
Rhythmic Itch
Climb to the roof, move right, then stretch for the next break. Shuffle left then head directly up the easier wall. The...
2 user comments
2 Stars
Elliott's Buttress Direct
Climb the groove that bounds the right-hand side of the buttress and the crack on the right to a good ledge. Move up and left...
5 user comments
2 Stars
Jungle Arete
The flake and arete just across the gully give some good moves.
Dead Tree Wall
The slabby face round to the right is climbed boldly leftwards to better holds and runners.
1 Stars
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    Apple Arete
    "Modern friends make this pretty well protected: these days I reckon more like HS..." 14/Apr

    "v.safe, great move(s) - if only it were longer" 21/May

    "Did Landsick, Moyers and Eye of Faith last Saturday; this one was by far the har..." 20/Sep

    Apple Arete
    "yer very nice in the upper section but very escapable to the rght in bottom half..." 03/May

    "That about sums it up" 29/Mar

    Tree Groove
    "Probably HS 4b with a couple of big cams for the traverse. Actually, probably HS..." 05/Oct

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