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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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This climb is in 87 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

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

Hidden - 11/Jul/13

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

Hidden - 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

Marcos31 - 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

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

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

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Hidden, SuperLee1985, ruthonbike, pc1983, Kamikaze Badger, Rob Messenger

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard HS0 of 13
HS0 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard S0 of 13
S3 of 13
easy S2 of 13
hard HVD8 of 13
HVD0 of 13
easy HVD0 of 13
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b0 of 12
hard 4a0 of 12
4a2 of 12
easy 4a7 of 12
hard 3c3 of 12
3c0 of 12
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3 Stars0 of 12
2 Stars5 of 12
1 Star1 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed11 of 87 (12.6%)
Lead40 of 87 (46.0%)
Followed29 of 87 (33.3%)
Alt Leads3 of 87 (3.4%)
Unknown4 of 87 (4.6%)

'Climbed'43 of 87 (49.4%)
clean O/S43 of 87 (49.4%)
clean rpt1 of 87 (1.1%)