Condor Buttress

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill

Being home to several worthwhile lower and middle grade routes makes this the most popular destination on the Skyline.
Approach - From the left end of the Upper Tier, follow the small path under the crag leftwards and uphill, above the fence. Where this path heads up towards the crest of the moor walk leftwards for a couple of minutes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Condor Slab
14m. The centre of the slab is climbed passing a hole to a ledge then a finish up the face above and slightly right. Good...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
VS
2
A.M. Anaesthetics
14m. The right arete of the buttress is precarious, and once again, protection is somewhat lacking where most needed.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
HVS
3
Cracked Arete
14m. Climb the well-travelled slab (tricky to start) to a ledge then tackle the slab on the left of the chimney on slopers to a...
3 user comments
 
Rounded
HVD
4
Condor Chimney
8m. The chimney at the back of the ledge is pleasant enough and is easiest if you don't get in too deep. Finish on the right.
 VD
5
Nosepicker
8m. Climb the acute arete throughout, carefully following the left-hand side of the jutting nose of rock.
2 user comments
 E1
6
Time to be Had
8m. The thin twisting cracks in the wall to the right are pleasant and well-protected. There is a choice of finishes.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVD
7
Tobacco Road
8m. The centre of the wall on improving holds. The initial bulge (5b direct) might have you blowing a little.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
8
Wheeze
14m. Climb the easy lower rib to the break (large gear) then the poorly-protected upper arete, stepping right above the bulge...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS
9
Bruno Flake
8m. The steep groove is awkward. Big gear helps.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS
10
Navy Cut
8m. The twisting groove/niche in the slab to the right leads to a position below the roof and has a tough exit right at the...
1 user comment
 VD
11
Chicane
6m. The blunt central rib from a block. Head right then left.
 S
12
Lung Cancer
6m. The right edge of the wall, zigzagging through the bulges. Typically the climbing eases as soon as the runners arrive!
 S
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    Ogden Arete
    "Who on earth graded this one? I thought I knew all the Roaches "Hard Severe..." 14/May

    Wings of Unreason
    "Good fun! I found the crux getting stood up in the pocket, prior to the jump." 06/Jul top50

    Days Gone By
    "If you stick to the crack for hands and feet it's harder than 4a, more like 4c. ..." 11/Jul

    Triple Point
    "Sit Start below wild thing about font 7b" 29/Mar

    Karabiner Chimney
    "Horrible squirmy nonsense, although amusing for the second, at least until it's ..." 13/Jun

    Acid Drop
    "i thought this route was great. the gear made the crux moves super-absorbing but..." 10/May

    Topaz
    "Very good climbing through the crack and slopers above - just a shame it only ge..." 19/Apr

    Lighthouse
    "A pocket at mid height has clearly been used for alot of cams and is now becomin..." 24/Aug

    Tower Chimney
    "Much pleasanter then it looks, with the good finale." 06/Aug

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