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25m. One of the UKs great limestone traditional pitches. Suberbly positioned, perfect rock and an unusual start give this climb great character. Ascend the tree and gain four points of contact on the rock with some relief. Traverse left past a peg (sometimes missing but other gear available) to another peg, now climb direct until a balancy move right gains a position beneath a steep flake crack. Climb this to a lower-off. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ed Cleasby 1979. Ed Cleasby breaches the awesome Great Buttress with the help of the very bendy but convenient tree.
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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

THE TREE HAS GONE. I haven't done this route but when we came up today to do Tufa King Hard it was gone. It's remains are immediately below the crag. For When The Tree Falls is now your only option.
greenroom - 29/Apr/13

Seymore Butt - 2011

Exiting the tree onto the wall seemed quite tricky now that its upper branches have gone. However this is balanced somewhat by the presence of two bolts after the top crux which probably reduces the climactic excitement a little. All in all a fine and memorable outing though, made all the more so by leaving all my small wires behind!
DSM - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Andy Gittins

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/09 with Paul Williamson, Jonny Stocking, McGeek, Neil Busby

Not really a trad route anymore. wasn't Sure what you were allowed to clip and what you weren't. felt like 6b+ if you clip bolts that are there.
mgeek - Lead β - Jul/09 with alan cassidy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - Jun/02

Roget - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/97 with jon

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/96 with Jari Pollenen

Billg - Lead O/S - Aug/94 with Liam Grant

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/92 with Paul Tanton

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 2nd - 1992 with Paul

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/90

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