Skyline Buttress

Trad
Sun to mid-afternoon
20 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

Unsurprisingly, this crag dominates the Australia skyline. It has a mix of trad and sport, much of which is reasonable and some of which is classic.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Digital Delectation
A great route up the left-hand side of the slab. Follow the poorly-defined crack, which requires care to protect, to a ledge at...
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVS
2
Good Afternoon Constable
The incipient cracks give some decent climbing but sadly not much gear.
 VS
3
Dolmen
A stepped groove leads up and rightwards to join Menhir is quite exposed.
 
Fluttery
HVS
4
Menhir
Just to the left of the blunt rib is a left- trending groove that runs the full height of the crag.
 
Fluttery
VS
5
The Skyline Club
Start just left of Act Naturally. Climb the blunt rib/arete - three chopped bolt studs and now two pegs? Now climb up and...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E2
6
Antiquity
A route that was originally graded VS which is pretty outrageous given the terrain. Start up the groove of Act Naturally and...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1
7
Act Naturally
Reasonable climbing with 'okay' gear. It tackles the big right-slanting groove in the middle of the wall, with a large stepped...
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS
8
Ruby Marlee meets Dr Holingsworth
A big, safe climb with atmosphere. Climb the well-bolted wall above the first ramp of Act Naturally. Some gear is needed to...
 
2 Stars
6a
9
Ronald regan Meets Doctor Strangelove
An exciting climb in a great position, but not for the faint hearted, best described as a bit of an adventure. Start 3m right...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2
10
Lindy Lou
A harrowing lead. Climb the loose groove just to the left of the tower that splits the buttress to the edge of the halfway...
 
Loose
HVS
11
Plastic Soldier
To the right of a shattered pillar leaning against the crag is a large cleaned slab. This route follows the left side of the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
6a
12
Clash of the Titans
Climb the right-hand side of a large slab between Plastic Soldier and the arete.
 
2 Stars
Technical
6a
13
Mad Dog of the West
A fantastic trad line, which is about 10m right of the base of Clash of the Titans, in a small bay. Climb up into a cleft to...
 
2 Stars
VS
14
The Methane Monster
To the right of the hand-crack of Mad Dog of the West is buttress with a hanging crack guarded by a V-groove. Climb the groove...
 E1
15
Binwomen
Climb the left edge of the front slabby face of the buttress. Quite friable in places.
 
Loose
VS
16
Up the Garden Path
An eliminate up the gardened slab just to the right of the arete.
 
Loose
HS
17
Billy Two Tokes
Climb up suspect holds to reach a bolt. From here climb up to the top on more worrying holds.
 
Loose
E1
18
Youthslayer
Climb the thin crack - lots of microwires - in the white slab and then take the crack above.
 
2 Stars
Technical
VS
19
Slab Slayer
Climb the cleaned line to the right of Youthslayer, a good rockover on small holds leads to easier climbing above. Four bolts...
 
2 Stars
6b
20
Harri Bach Llanrug
The left side of the wall. Start by the flake-crack. Six bolts lead to a lower-off.
 
2 Stars
VS
21
Rock Yoga
The second line of six bolts is very technical. Expect thin holds and rockovers with a high stepping and yoga like crux...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
22
Put it on the Slate Waiter
A blank-looking slab, with long reaches between good holds. Three pegs protect.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
E4
23
Toe Be or not Toe Be
Thin and painful climbing up the clean slab to the right of Put it on the Slate Waiter. Execute a 'Poetry Pink' style...
 
Crimpy
7b