Mohammed Buttress

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The buttress facing the car park is home to one of Lancashire's most famous routes up the elegant groove which is also a candidate for the longest route name around; Mohammed the Mad Monk of Moorside Home for Mental Misfits. Around this classic are a number of other routes which vary from 'reasonable' to 'minor eliminate' in status but there will probably be some to keep you busy.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mohammed the Medieval Melancholic
The clean crack left of the arete is approached up ledges and gives a couple of steep moves to easy ground.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS
2
Mohammed Arete
The arete is delicate and the gear sparse where it matters unless you lean over to the right. After an easy start, boldly...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1
3
Mohammed the Mad Monk of Moorside Home for Mental Misfits
Classic. Climb the ledgy left arete then balance right into the beckoning groove. Up this delicately to ledges out right then...
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
VS
4
Going For the One
Climb to the overlap then use the flakes on the right to reach a traverse leading out left to a rest in the Monk's Groove. Move...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2
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  • Latest Comments

    For DENHAM

    End of Time
    "A seriously good route (though sort of surprised how good it was). Great climbin..." 15/Sep

    End of Time
    "Led this for the second time last week about 2 years since I last did it. Bold b..." 13/May

    Mohammed the Morbid Mogul
    "Led it at the weekend. The traverse felt exposed as the last bit of gear was bel..." 10/Apr

    Complete Streaker
    "I fell off "streaking" up the arete, wasn't far off the waterline !! I..." 05/Jun

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