Central Buttress Routes

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Gardener's Wall
The botanically interesting wall up the gully on the left of the main buttress. The line is anywhere you want really up the...
 VS 4c
Perilous Journey
A crumbling route up the scoop in the first arete of the buttress.1) 5a 20m. Climb the scoop (peg) then traverse right out...
 VS 5a
True Mix
Probably the only route on the wall which will ever attract any attention. It follows the striking corner on the right-hand...
Would you climb a route with a name like this? Start below a crack 5m right of the arete of the buttress.1) 4b 20m. Climb...
 VS 4b
Goliath's Crack
At last something a bit more worthwhile. It follows the wide crack towards the left-hand end of the buttress.1) 6a 12m....
 E1 5b
Grande Finale
Another poor route with one tiny little good section at the bottom. Climb the thin crack then move right to a grassy corner....
 HVS 5a
Ocean Girl
Start at a corner crack about 15m right of Grand Finale, on the arete of the buttress. Climb the corner and slab finishing up...
 VS 5a
Mrs. Warren's Profession
An interesting sport route, up the good rock, in the centre of the wall. Non-resin bolts to a lower-off.
Crack Rampant
The left-hand side fo the wall has a ramp leading to a crack.1) 15m. Climb the ramp and crack on the right to a good...
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System 6
After a poor start this route finishes in a fine position up the corner high up the buttress.1) 5a 10m. Climb the rib to a...
 E3 6a
The Enemy
A cracking route which shares the same poor start as System 6.1) 4a 10m. As for System 6.2) 5c 30m. Move right past a...
 E2 5c
Zero 1
The best route on Central Buttress tackles the white wall up its right-hand side. The climbing is good, the protection adequate...
 E2 5c
Slanting Groove
A wandering line.1) 20m. As for Hot Gossip but keep going up the groove, keeping right to a crack.2) 15m. Climb the...
Hot Gossip
Start below the right-slanting groove in the centre of the wall.1) 4b 20m. Climb the groove then step left to a steep...
 VS 4b
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