WINDGATHER


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Routes

66 trad routes (M...E1)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
North Buttress
The tall blocky buttress 120m left of the gate, recognised by the widening upper section of Green...
10
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

4 mins

Middle Buttress
This attractive buttress towards the middle of the cliff is split by a series of cracks and has a...
11
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

4 mins

High Buttress
The most popular buttress on the cliff and with good reasons. It is the tallest piece of rock here...
10
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

3 mins

Buttress Two
A close-packed set of worthwhile routes ensures the popularity of this buttress. Although none of...
12
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

3 mins

Buttress One
A small set of worthwhile routes but that means it tends to be quieter than elsewhere.
4
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

2 mins

South Buttress
The most southerly buttress is a large square block of rock with a cave/recess at its bottom...
14
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

2 mins

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  • Latest Comments

    For WINDGATHER

    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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