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Flying Buttress* S 4a

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[Long range view of Flying Buttress, Curbar Edge - with a millstone nesting in the foreground, 3 kb]12m. The left-hand side of the buttress via a groove and cracks. Finish using both cracks or it is a grade harder. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS.

Photo: Long range view of Flying Buttress, Curbar Edge - with a millstone nesting in the foreground © Dominion
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 307 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

davidalcock - 2nd - 19/Apr/14 with mapperley samurai

Stuck to the left crack at the top. Pleasant climbing.
mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with David Alcock

Wet and slimy. Escaped right below the final crack
Big Lee - Lead dnf - 05/Apr/14 with John Burns

wet and slimy in rain
cragtyke - 2nd dog - 05/Apr/14 with Big Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/13

Alex Eperon - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13

riff156 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Jo Smith

dionisys - Lead - 23/Aug/13 with andy smythe

dionisys - Lead - 23/Aug/13 with andy smythe

andy.smythe - 2nd - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

cherad - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Louise Bell

Dave Mason - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Trev Tatler

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/13

alex thackway - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Gareth

Gareth Waite - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Alex Thackway

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/13

john max - Lead - 02/May/13

Dan Vaj - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/13 with Dave Chidgey

John Roe - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with Ross Griffiths, Danny Bucknole

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/13

Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with John Hayes

Nordie_matt - Lead - 23/Feb/13 with Tristan Cooper

Triggy Pop - 2nd - 23/Feb/13 with Nordie_matt

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Feb/13

Will_Mac - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13

Sarah Radford - Lead - 02/Feb/13

charlie_penny - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/13

ash longreach - Lead - 30/Nov/12 with Chris Hind

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/12

escaped the lead by scrambling right and round to the top, set up top rope then did it easily
gsavell - TR β - 10/Nov/12 with Sarah Knight

John Bish - Lead O/S - Nov/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/12

Webster - 2nd - 19/Oct/12

samsimpson - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Tom Dolden

gazfellows - 2nd - 06/Oct/12 with Miquel, Anna, Steff, Billy

madasten - Lead - 06/Oct/12 with Miquel, Gaz

lithos - Lead - 04/Oct/12 with oddtoast

Seconded then led on pre-placed gear.
oddtoast - 2nd - 04/Oct/12 with lithos

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/12

Just Another Dave - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/12

Used all the cracks at the top!
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 22/Aug/12 with Steve Cunnington

Griff1990 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Maya PCC

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/12

jasonpm - Lead - 29/Jul/12 with Nick

Nordie_matt - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Craig Offless

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12

Kept to left crack at top so HS 4b
ieuanr - 2nd - 11/Jul/12 with Sam

Chickened out of the HS finish
sjr - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Ieuan

Hardcore Pat - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/12

hotfeet - 2nd - 01/Jun/12 with Austen Moulding, Kent

RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Sarah

theandthem - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Jonathon Clark

robblowen - 2nd β - 12/May/12 with Wayne

Bisteris - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Rhys Jenkins

CRiddiford - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with Owen House, Chris

Hidden - 2012

youwillfindjimbo - Lead O/S - 2012

mark20 - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

tiga271 - 2nd - 30/Oct/11 with mark20

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

kept to left crack so HS4b
pog100 - Lead - 15/Oct/11 with Richard

charley - Lead rpt - 15/Oct/11 with Steve Fletcher, Ange, Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Left hand crack only. Still think it's only a S 4a.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Kevin Tithe

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Kevin Tithe

JohnHutch - Lead - 10/Sep/11 with L

ayuplass - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Tracy T, Helen, Thea

Stefan Trebicki - TR - 03/Sep/11 with Matthew Cunningham

kp64zl - Lead - Sep/11 with Keith

Stefan Trebicki - TR - 20/Aug/11 with Mark Galligan

hotfeet - Lead - 13/Aug/11 with Ant

antdav - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Alan Mountford

Left hand variant. Nice route, all the fun's in the surprising hard top bit. A romp on a top rope though!
SuperstarDJ - TR - 23/Jul/11 with Paul Ireland, Katarzyna Bonenberg

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with paul

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Vic Odell

Mikael - Lead - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/11

First proper multi-pitch, linked up the pitches into 4, great fun, amazing top out into the evening sun!
tom.pienkowski - AltLd - Jul/11 with Sophie Williams

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/11

al123 - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/11

joeydurkin - Lead - 05/Jun/11 with Chris Dovey

tdan0504 - 01/May/11 with Bat Casale

joe_alexander - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Christian and Tina, Emma

crazydaisy - 2nd - 25/Apr/11 with Joe Alexander

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

stupot1988 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11

Hidden - 10/Apr/11

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Slim

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd rpt - 02/Apr/11 with Andrea Nicholson

Oliver Houston - 2nd - 02/Apr/11

andil - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with paul phillips

The Petch's - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with Matt Petch

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/11

Becky E - Lead - 22/Mar/11 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 22/Mar/11 with Becky E

dominic lee - Lead - 06/Mar/11 with Caitlin Ravenscroft

CMRavenscroft - 2nd - 06/Mar/11 with Dominic Lee

Reasonable climb, shame about the ledge before the difficulties as it kind of breaks it up a bit too much, sticking to the left-hand crack felt tough for the grade
jmjw - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jan/11

Felt a bit stiff for Severe
Takacs - 2nd - 22/Jan/11 with Jake Lodge

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Rachel Takacs

KRYSTLE M - Lead - 2011

richardlongfils1986 - 2011

Richard Gilbert - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Alex Lambert

Rhythm24 - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Rob Benton, Hannah

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

Lovely climb but quite stiff for grade I felt
gilbert - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Alex Tomczynski

Hidden - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Alex T (RAFMA) - Lead - 26/Sep/10 with Gilbert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

Andy37 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Left hand finish 4b.
jshields - Lead - 18/Jul/10 with Ian Hicks, Ed James

j4kub - Lead - 17/Jul/10 with dave davey

Finished using only one of the cracks to make it more fun.
cameron_hall - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Henry Northern

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jul/10

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with chi, Liam

edkirkham - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/10

stuartberg - TR O/S - 03/Jun/10

Snuck round rib at top - end of a long weekend!
dpmUK - Lead rpt - 23/May/10 with Adam Carless

999thAndy - 2nd - 12/May/10

helios - Lead - 09/May/10 with Abigail Joynes, Chloe Raphael

abs3 - 2nd - 09/May/10 with jenny

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10

ajc - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

jon_gill1 - Lead - 01/May/10 with ric gamble

SteWatkins - May/10

sims - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Francis

Started raining horizontally half way up so backed off... really really wet and slippy!!!
rustyclimber91 - Lead dnf - 25/Apr/10 with liam

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

Woodiee - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Christine Hall

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

scruffster - TR O/S - 14/Mar/10 with pete jackson

Deako - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/10 with peteJ23

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

petzl - 2nd - 13/Feb/10 with honourableschoolboy

Deako - 2nd O/S - 2010 with peteJ23

petegunn - 2nd - 30/Oct/09 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09

whiting.jp - Lead - 27/Sep/09 with jamesca

DaNo123 - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with alicja

goddamm7 - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Sandrex

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Sep/09

bjlsmith - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Bryan and ODL

hellboundblr - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Ben Smith

liverpooldave - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09

edd rab - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Edd R

slacky - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Owen

Rampikino - 2nd - 25/May/09 with Chris & Mike

mike_hough_uk - Lead - 25/May/09 with Rampikino, chri55ie

chri55ie - 2nd - 25/May/09 with Mat Dowsett, Mike Hough

Stayed on the left hand crack.
garywong - Lead O/S - 17/May/09 with Jon lambert

stuckonarock - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Phil M

Boring climb. Sent belayer into a coma for the rest of the day!
boulderholder - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Helen R

Hidden - Solo - 29/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09

Big Steve - Lead - Apr/09 with Karen

peter myers - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Matt Eyre

JDSwain - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

dan_hust - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Ben Alsford

Rhiannon Davies - TR - 14/Mar/09 with Ben Griffiths

Hidden - Lead - Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Feb/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/09

markytaylor - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/09 with andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/09

Hidden - 2009

Wayne S - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Dec/08

Submit to Gravity - 2nd O/S - 06/Dec/08 with Phil Lucas

confusicating - 2nd - 03/Dec/08 with Neil

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Mary, Rayan

charley - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Dan

munnsy - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08

easy peasy man.. good warm up though
loonyclimber - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/08

mike278 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Dave and Jenny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/Sep/08

jscoles - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with dick pain

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/08

Brown - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/08

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

pebbles - 2nd - 24/Aug/08 with cefyn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08

used left hand crack.
duzinga - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Jim and Ewan

simonfife - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Ken Tebay

dzlhodgson - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Pete Swan

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Jon_nz

adam carless - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/08 with HC~R

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/08

Pilch - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Pilch

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

skittles - 2nd O/S - 25/Nov/07 with Heather, Will Johnson

interesting top out!
will6459 - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/07 with Heather Rowland and Sam Crabb

mankrambler - Lead O/S - Nov/07 with CUMC

colin milton - Lead - 10/Oct/07 with pep

Used single crack at the top to make it a HS although felt very dicey and challenged me more than any other HS's have this year in terms of fear welling up inside!
gazbonutter - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Jo Kennedy

Chris Ellis - Lead β - 01/Sep/07 with Nige Shaw

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/07

good
Milne - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with gemma touhy

tuohy - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Terry Milne

liamoloughlin - Lead - Jul/07

howlingbaboon - 2nd O/S - 25/May/07 with Rob

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 24/May/07

Paul-Michael - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/07 with Paul Nurse

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 26/Apr/07 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/07

Andrew Sloan - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/07 with scott

craig matheson - Solo O/S - Apr/07

Most leaders seemed to have fear issues at the top of this climb. A Great second!
ellentaylor - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Nick Lambert

used only one crack at top so made it a grade harder.
roverhead - 2nd - 2007 with rob aylward

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 22/Dec/06 with Steve Grove

considerably harder when cold and wet!
Caralynh - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/06 with Dan (dpmuk)

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/06 with Caralynr

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/06

Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/06 with Amanda Newham

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/06

arin78 - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06 with Mark

Becky E - Lead - Jun/06 with Peter Ellis

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/May/06

Paul-Michael - 2nd O/S - 14/May/06 with Sally Woodbridge, Nick Hanie

mel holmes - 2nd - May/06 with nick w

First climb outdoors, was lovely right up tp the crux move and I just didn't have the confidence to pull it off.
rockclimbingtigger - TR dnf - Apr/06 with Steve, Phil

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Apr/06

Nicos - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/06 with solo

EAYL - 2nd - 22/Jan/06 with Miles

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/05 with Pete

Jody - Lead O/S - Nov/05 with DW

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/05

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/05 with Little Old Lady

Rained off
Phil West - 2nd dnf - 29/Aug/05 with Chris Tan

Chris Davids - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/05 with Dad

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/05

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/May/05

Hedley - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/04 with Richard Cole

loose85 - 2nd - 26/Aug/04

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/04 with Carmen

nice route on a nice day
Alex Mason - Lead - Jun/04 with rob lonsdale

Fantastic day, v clear and dry
ellie macpherson - 2nd - 01/Nov/03 with mike henesey

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/03

Phil West - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/03 with Mark B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/03

Monk - 2003

Hidden - 2nd β - 06/Nov/02

loonyclimber - Lead - Jun/02

Steerpike - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/02 with CMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/00

akhughes - 2000

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/99 with Mike Kirby

FrankW - Lead O/S - 16/May/99 with Unknown

approx date
Milne - Lead O/S - 01/May/99 with paul strutt

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/98

Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd - Jul/98

five - Lead rpt - Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/97

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 15/May/97 with Martin Veale

icescrew - Lead - Apr/97 with Ian Hill

Hidden - Solo - 09/Mar/97

kp64zl - 2nd - Oct/96 with Kirsten

andrewbooth1000 - Lead - 05/Jun/96

r0b - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/96 with Ian Huyton

Roget - Solo O/S - 26/Nov/95 with jon

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - Jun/94 with Ed

five - Lead O/S - May/94

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/92

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/92 with Debbie Wilkinson

Iain Thow - Lead - 26/Nov/89 with Paul Whatley

Raggar - 10/Jul/89 with Guy C, Clare M

Laramadness - TR - 01/May/89

Andy Say - Solo - 16/Apr/87

Tom V - 1986

Hidden - Solo - 05/Oct/85

malc - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/83

andy tetsill - Lead - Apr/83 with Manchester Poly

babymoac - Solo - 25/Oct/80

Hidden - Solo - 05/Aug/79

Mark Kemball - Solo - 08/Mar/75

rogerskews - 1971

mikej - Solo - 19/Apr/69 with Bill Church

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Voting
Total votes cast 147
hard HS0 of 54
HS0 of 54
easy HS9 of 54
hard S29 of 54
S13 of 54
easy S2 of 54
hard HVD1 of 54
HVD0 of 54
easy HVD0 of 54
hard 4b0 of 48
4b0 of 48
easy 4b8 of 48
hard 4a26 of 48
4a10 of 48
easy 4a2 of 48
hard 3c2 of 48
3c0 of 48
easy 3c0 of 48
3 Stars0 of 45
2 Stars7 of 45
1 Star35 of 45
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Style of ascent

Soloed23 of 307 (7.5%)
Lead159 of 307 (51.8%)
Followed100 of 307 (32.6%)
Toproped10 of 307 (3.3%)
Alt Leads3 of 307 (1.0%)
Unknown12 of 307 (3.9%)

'Climbed'134 of 307 (43.6%)
clean O/S151 of 307 (49.2%)
clean β4 of 307 (1.3%)
clean rpt11 of 307 (3.6%)
dogged2 of 307 (0.7%)
dnf5 of 307 (1.6%)