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Thompson's Buttress Route 1* S 4a

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16m. Climb the central groove to a green exit onto a large ledge. The left side of the face behind gives a pleasant and well-protected continuation. The 'obvious' leftward descent isn't one! © ROCKFAX
FA. Archer Thompson c1910

Ticklists: Advanced beginner Hen Cloud and Ramshaw, The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, 100 Western Grit Stars.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Ruthie - Lead - 21/Sep/14 with Gavin

LeeFolkes - 07/Sep/14 with Emma Whittaker

nwakeman - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Mark Allwood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/14

Last climb on my 100 Western Grit Stars ticklist, and what a nice route!
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 25/Jun/14 with Lizzie Covey, Paul Deane

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/14

A nice zigzag with great gear. Nice footwork.
RichardLeggett - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/14 with Ellie Keighly

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

jon_Str - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14

Cerin Smith - 2nd - Sep/13 with Tara Crank

Archbishop - Lead - 01/Aug/13 with Dave Thistle

riff156 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Jo Smith

quickdrawmcraw - 2nd - 13/Jul/13

bullybones - 11/Jul/13 with Neil

sk8world19 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Chewbert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

Nice lead andy! And what a view from the top! Wow.
MichaelGallimore - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Andy Hawkins

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/12 with Mike R

bullybones - Solo - 24/Aug/12

Did this as a warm up climb and found it to be a great little route which seems to get missed by the masses and adds to its charm.
Dan Simcox - Lead - 29/Jul/12 with Mark James Kowal

dannyevos - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Steve Swanborough, Rick Clapham

Steve Swanborough - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Danny Evans, Rick Clapham

Nice route
TimKnight - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with Dave Marshall

Joemanglerocks - Lead - 26/May/12 with Emily Venables

Nice enough but I wouldn't really give it stars
valentinesbabe - 2nd - 26/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Angela Paul

marclloyd77 - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Sarah Applegate, Will Randall

will randall - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12 with sarah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

Sunflower - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

youwillfindjimbo - Lead O/S - 2012

minexplorer - 2nd - 09/Sep/11 with grant newcombe

seb m-c - Lead - 01/Sep/11 with Jon Rowland

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/11

Combo of this and Route 2
spacey - AltLd - 02/Jul/11 with jo macey

trants1 - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with deklan

alexcollins123 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

Eddie1234 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Shane Blair

steven24584 - Lead - 22/Apr/11

TheLiz - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Tim Lee, Josh

awkward but good underestimated grading
ragabond007 - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Solo - 2011

greggyboy - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Martin Heaton

alun1111 - AltLd - 15/Jun/10

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with phil biglands

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

GF - 2010

GF - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/09

wrapped in bacon - Aug/09

colinwarden - Lead - 08/Jul/09 with Andy Warden, Sean Robey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/09

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 24/Jun/09

bavarianGaz - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Dan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/May/09

donkster - Lead rpt - 16/May/09 with DaveNW

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

Stig - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09 with Goi

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/09

in trainers
Dr Caterpillar - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/08 with UBMC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/08

Lovely climb
Marvino - Lead - 23/Aug/08 with Rach

Quickly in trainers, midges!
mark20 - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/08

tiga271 - Lead - 08/Aug/08 with mark20

rachelwheatcroft - 2nd - Aug/08 with Marvino

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08

hapymike - Lead - 08/May/08

stemill - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Graham

Calder - 2nd - 26/Apr/08 with Ste

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Superb climb, i did it on the understanding of moving over to the vdiff. (cheating) didnt need to, really enjoyable.
ungracefulathlete - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/07 with Ben

Mark D - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Andrew Duggan

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Feb/07

naughtybadboy - Lead - 04/Feb/07

kyt341k - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Ben Freidland

Nicos - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/06 with keith leonard

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - Apr/06

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jun/05

donkster - 2nd O/S - Nov/04 with trigg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/04

Dave Latimer - 2nd - 09/Sep/04

Stevie_R - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/03 with rod

mark s - Solo - 2003

Alaric - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/01 with Damon, Pierre Maxted

Roget - Solo O/S - 22/May/90

tlr - Solo - 29/Jun/89 with Dad

Iain Thow - Solo - 06/May/87

Howard J - 2nd - 25/Jul/84

Nigel Bond - Lead - 06/Feb/82 with Charlie Leverton

Hammy - AltLd - 09/Jul/79 with Jonathon Stacey

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/77 with Dave Langmead, Ed Heath

tapley - AltLd - 28/Aug/74 with Dave Shepherd

mikej - Solo - 03/Sep/70 with Stewart Grant

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, SuperLee1985, ruthonbike, pc1983, Kamikaze Badger, Rob Messenger

Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard HS0 of 14
HS0 of 14
easy HS0 of 14
hard S0 of 14
S3 of 14
easy S2 of 14
hard HVD9 of 14
HVD0 of 14
easy HVD0 of 14
hard 4b0 of 13
4b0 of 13
easy 4b0 of 13
hard 4a0 of 13
4a2 of 13
easy 4a8 of 13
hard 3c3 of 13
3c0 of 13
easy 3c0 of 13
3 Stars1 of 13
2 Stars5 of 13
1 Star1 of 13
0 Stars6 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed11 of 98 (11.2%)
Lead45 of 98 (45.9%)
Followed33 of 98 (33.7%)
Alt Leads4 of 98 (4.1%)
Unknown5 of 98 (5.1%)

'Climbed'48 of 98 (49.0%)
clean O/S49 of 98 (50.0%)
clean rpt1 of 98 (1.0%)