Buttress Two

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Afternoon sun
3 mins
Uphill

A close-packed set of worthwhile routes ensures the popularity of this buttress. Although none of the climbs are outstanding, they are all worthy of attention if you can find an unoccupied line!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Rib and Slab
8m. The clean, narrow rib is climbed via a perched flake. Pleasantly mild.
 M
2
Buttress Two Gully
8m. Pleasant bridging up the open gully - another great first lead. Awkward belays above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
M
3
Leg Stump
8m. Climb via a shallow groove, or the bubbly rib to its left, and then finish direct. Good moves but rather sparse gear.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Diff
4
Middle and Leg
8m. The fissure has a wide middle section and a juggy finish.
 
1 Stars
Diff
5
Centre
8m. Pull over a nose to start and pass the overlap. There is not much gear until just below the top - so some care is required.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
HVD
6
Squashed Finger
8m. Hopefully the awkward leaning crack is misnamed. Quite hard work but well-protected where it matters.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVD
7
Struggle
8m. Battle up the well-protected crack splitting the overhanging nose. Low in the grade but it does just what it says on the...
3 user comments
 
Strong
VS
8
Corner Crack
8m. The leaning groove with a crack in the back is pleasant and has good gear throughout.
 
1 Stars
VD
9
Aged Crack
8m. From a boulder, climb the bulges into the crack on the left (awkward to protect) and follow it more easily.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
S
10
Traditional
8m. From the boulder, swing right and climb straight up the face passing a flake. Good climbing and small cams could well be...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
HS
11
Broken Groove
8m. The short left-slanting groove is pleasant and well-protected.
 
1 Stars
Diff
12
Cheek
8m. Climb leftwards to the arete from a block on the right (opposite the path to the cliff). A steep little number with good...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
VS
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  • Latest Comments

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    Traditional
    "A nice, but committing sequence. It's pretty much all over by the time you want ..." 30/Sep

    Christmas Arete
    "Really two boulder problems separated by a ledge. Good moves though." 09/Aug

    South Buttress Arete Direct
    "Exactly. What's all this about campusing? Were there girls around or something? ..." 15/Aug

    Chockstone Chimney
    "Polish wasn't too bad (certainly no worese than the other popular routes on the ..." 03/May

    Editor's Note
    "well protected? your too low to reach the runner slot by the jug and nothing bel..." 19/Apr

    South Buttress Arete Direct
    "What's all this about campus moves? Is climbing it like an adult cheating?" 28/Aug

    Route 1.5
    "I'd agree with the first comment. I did it as an onsight solo and found it easy...." 03/Apr

    Portfolio
    "As a Western Grit local, this has long been on my list and it didn’t disappoint." 29/Sep

    The Rib Right-hand
    "Going direct over the overlap (i.e. staying on the left of the arete) may just w..." 04/Aug

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