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'B' Buttress Direct* HS 4b

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15m. Gain the scoop in the centre of the slab from the left (delicate) or from the right (strenuous) and pad up the ledge then step right where steeper rock leads to easy ground. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 32 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

stix - Lead - 04/Jul/14

08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13 with ben watson

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/13 with nicky

bold and grimy
morsy - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with peter berwick

Crap- bold & grimy- no gear for the top 10m+
Pete23 - Lead - 02/Jun/13 with Stephen Mors

Oliver Houston - 25/May/13 with Sarah

sarahsuth - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Oliver Houston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Anders Convery

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 19/May/11 with Al

Nae fookin gear! Total sandbag. Only completed with assistance from above in the form of a rope to clip into as a runner.
Richard Alderton - Lead dog - 15/Jun/10 with Maz

odox - Solo - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/10

No gear but fairly nice climbing, might as well solo.
jonb23 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Libby Kerr

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - Jun/10 with Paulina Pilarska

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 2010 with Paulina Pilarska

Easy climbing with no difficult moves, but also no gear! May as well solo.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Andy Harrison

Little AndyH - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with dumc

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/09 with Rob

James's Lead
DanT - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Helen Lambert, James Moore

Wrongly graded, but nice.
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Sam Wood

the real dave - 2nd - Mar/09 with joshua wyatt

Rather serious- one poor cam and a very long potential fall- complete sandbag at HS! Nice though, just the wrong grade. VS/HVS 4b?
tubby two - Lead O/S - 2009

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 2009

chris_r - Solo - 26/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Jungle_153 - Lead O/S - 09/May/06

babymoac - Lead - 08/Jul/91 with Howard

Hidden - 1981

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1971

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1971 with Geoff Leach

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Total votes cast 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 32 (6.2%)
Lead17 of 32 (53.1%)
Followed10 of 32 (31.2%)
Unknown3 of 32 (9.4%)

'Climbed'15 of 32 (46.9%)
clean O/S16 of 32 (50.0%)
dogged1 of 32 (3.1%)