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Calcutta Buttress* VS 5a

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10m. Climb the left-hand side of the buttress, step left and make precarious moves to stand in the break. Climb rightwards to the overhang and finish to its left. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

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This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Rory Bascombe - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Ben clarke

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/14

SHONAJONES - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14

couldn't get off the ground, ffs. short arse
Tiinster - 2nd dnf - 18/Apr/14 with Lee

sgl0jd - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/13

RichyBOYY - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Rob Caesar

Caspian Johnson - Lead β - 04/May/13

great little route
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Pete Wimbush

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Dave Rose

marcduhig - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Sexy Liz

Julesthe1st - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Sean

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/12

tompilgrem - Lead β - 26/Feb/12 with Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/11

Kyle87 - 2nd O/S - Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/11

forgot partner!
Shortarse.Crowley - 2nd O/S - May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/11

stvredmond - Lead - 16/Feb/11 with Helen Norris

Hidden - Lead - 2011

GrantB - 2nd - 03/Apr/10 with James

No idea where I was going but muddled through. Uninspiring gear up high.
jkarran - Lead - 03/Apr/10 with Grant

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Elsier - 2nd - 02/May/09 with Ian, Stuart

garburn - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09

Ed Westwood - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09 with nilsamelinckx

Hidden - Sent O/S - 11/Oct/08

Si dH - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Neil Furniss

Tom Eagle - 05/May/08 with Alban

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 05/May/08 with Thomas Renshaw

Feels very hard for the grade, went more easily straight over the overlap (reachy) rather than the tough mantle to the left
Sankey - 2nd dog - 17/Feb/08 with John + Eddy

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 2008

kendogcatchy - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Raquel

monita - 2nd dnf - 20/Oct/07 with Nick

flyboy86 - 2nd - Oct/07 with Nick Kennedy

pelvoux - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Jonathan

donkster - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with mark

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/05

martroberts - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/04

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 31/May/04 with Dale

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/03

Fell off crux
Chesh - Lead - 2003 with ScotsPaul

Hidden - 2003

mark s - Solo - 2003

nai - Solo - 1995

andrew300169 - Solo - 30/May/93 with Pom

Andy Say - Solo - 20/Aug/91

Roget - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/90

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jan/90

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1981

rogerskews - 1976

mikej - Solo - 08/Jul/70 with Stewart Grant

Colin Mortlock led it
oldmanofmow - 2nd - 1960

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Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS1 of 12
easy HVS7 of 12
hard VS2 of 12
VS2 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard 5b0 of 12
5b0 of 12
easy 5b5 of 12
hard 5a3 of 12
5a4 of 12
easy 5a0 of 12
hard 4c0 of 12
4c0 of 12
easy 4c0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 11
2 Stars2 of 11
1 Star9 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
Bag of .....0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed12 of 61 (19.7%)
Lead26 of 61 (42.6%)
Followed17 of 61 (27.9%)
Bouldered1 of 61 (1.6%)
Unknown5 of 61 (8.2%)

'Climbed'29 of 61 (47.5%)
clean O/S27 of 61 (44.3%)
clean β2 of 61 (3.3%)
dogged1 of 61 (1.6%)
dnf2 of 61 (3.3%)