Fionn Buttress*** VS 4c
[Completing the traverse on pitch 6 of Fionn Buttress, Carnmore, 2 kb]240m, 11 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Classic Far Northwest, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish Mid-Grade Multi-Pitch, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain, UK Lonely Leads, The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland.

Photo: Completing the traverse on pitch 6 of Fionn Buttress, Carnmore © Bob M
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This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 118 wishlists.

Fantastic Adventure VS. Agree with top end VS grade. after first few pitches retreat would be complex and some pitches look as if they stay wet for most of the Pitch 4 . 3star adventure 2star route
steve prior - AltLd - 14/Jun/15 with Roger C

Fantastic day out. Perfect rock, blue sky, no wind, ideal temperature and no midges!
Colin Scotchford - AltLd - 22/Apr/15

Stunning day out!
Simon Yearsley - AltLd - 11/Sep/14 with Chris Pasteur, Neil Silver

Ryan23 - 2nd - 25/Aug/14

greglad - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jul/14

Hidden - 29/Jun/14

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/13

Off route on first pitch - there is a deceptive sling on a chock in a chimney about 40m up but we should have gone right lower. Had to ab to get back on route. After P6's sensational traverse the next pitch is great too - the flake to go for is high up, not obvious and the way looks improbable but all the holds are there. A superb trip.
furbrow - AltLd - 09/Jun/13 with Aussie Andrew

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/12

A great day out, some amazing pitches.
Captain Solo - AltLd - 23/May/12 with Barry

Paddled across Loch Maree in the morning - awesome day.
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 21/May/12 with Anna B

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 21/May/12 with Clare

Hidden - 2012

Waterfalls, puddles, greasy, then dry.
alan moore - 2012

JonG - 2012

JonG - 2012

Wet pitches, loose rock and tricky route finding. Good mountaineering with great isolation and positions. Will have to return for Gob.
Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Rachel B

After a night at the bothy. Alt leads, he did P1. First few pitches a bit damp and route finding slightly awkward. Nearly took a good swing when hold broke off!! Don't worry it's not a crucial one! Crux is more the wet red corner, not sure where book gets wellprotected from... From crux pitch on it's clean, dry and great. Need to go back for Gob.
Batt - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with James Hoyes

a great adventure. Led the botanic pitch 2, the amazing traverse on 6 and the penultimate pitch. Sensational climbing but found route finding tricky esp at the start
abbeywall - AltLd - 01/May/11 with borderline, FM

Hidden - AltLd - 01/May/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11

alkira - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Vegetated start, pitch 3 felt bold and quite hard. Best pitches the overhang and traverse. Amazing weather, great views... Golden Eagle!
bigbobbyking - AltLd - 15/Aug/10 with jacob davies

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/10

Walked in then did this in the evening. Apart from the first two pitches it's superb! I thought p3 was very bold and committing for VS. Also the crux is the wet red groove not the pitch (5) above it which is probably only 4b or so. The next to last pitch is also a bit naughty if you are expecting 4a!
Bob - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10 with S. Harry

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/10

i led 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th pitches. pitches 1,3,5 and 6 are the classics.
gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 31/May/10 with mat

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 05/Aug/09

barksmo - 2009

TrollJester - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/06

sgl - Lead O/S - 15/May/06 with gaz

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - May/06 with sgl

konacol - AltLd - 29/Apr/06 with Robert McMurray

chrishedgehog - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/04 with Dan Bailey

Jamie B - AltLd - Aug/04 with Simon Franks

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/03

220bpm - AltLd O/S - May/02 with Snowboarder

snowboarder - AltLd - May/02 with Mark

brianrunner - 2001

Hidden - AltLd - May/94

Hidden - AltLd - May/93

neil3965 - AltLd - 22/May/88 with Bill McCrae

Better than Dragon or Gob
uphillnow - Lead - May/85

neil3965 - AltLd - Jul/81 with Jon Bebb

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jun/70

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