Krypton Route* MS
[Krypton Route (S) on Mystery Buttress, Widdop, 2 kb]Pull over the roof into the right-facing groove, up this then the face to the left to the 3rd Ledge. A short wall leads to the 4th Ledge. The easiest escape from here is to move right to the finish of the Ordinary Route. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: Krypton Route (S) on Mystery Buttress, Widdop © Carmen Elphick
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This climb is in 73 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

jonathandavey - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - Jul/13

Phil Mercer - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with Vikki Haydock

dkd - 2nd O/S - 21/May/13 with Phil (Craven)

Weaved about a bit looking for gear, without much success!
jonathandavey - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13

ayuplass - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with miles

Dave Richards - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with sjbrook

Donald Kelly - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Daria

jac00 - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with Tom

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/11 with Tom Nichols

Did start of ordinar route but mostly Krypton route, finish up the slab above the final ledge
djelkin1992 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Emma Halliday

emmahalliday - AltLd - 14/Jul/11 with Daniel Elkin

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Swifty

bigglesbutcha - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Swifty

chris.mac - 25/Apr/11 with rick, gordon

fulton333 - Lead - 20/Apr/11 with Sam Cooper

Not many places to place gear. Decent orr the ledge is quite tricky.
Jimbo_28 - Lead β - 2011

jamesrogers - Sep/10

steven - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Murray Galagher

kjbix - Lead - 27/Jun/10 with Selma Williams

akhughes - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/10

Bisteris - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Dave Smith, Adam Baker, Sophie Foxen

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/10

Ian Fenton - Lead - 2010

grubes - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with grubes

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/09

peewee2008 - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/09 with Sam Bainbridge

Trobbo - Lead - 15/Jul/09 with martin bennett

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/09

JHo_uk87 - 2nd - 05/Jul/09

lankystreakof - 2nd - 12/Apr/09 with John Walsh

attitudeclimber - 2nd O/S - Apr/09 with dale nelson

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Jan/09

JSA - Lead - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

luke123 - Lead O/S - 2009

bwestwood - Lead - 2009

yorkie the ram - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Andy (bonsi)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08

good climbing with runouts required to the third ledge. I had planned to finish with The Layback Finish but after taking a good look at the gleaming rock and having my foot slip the first time I tried it I just belayed from the fourth ledge.
jugglingeek - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with will

tom.t. - 2008

Neil Henson - 2nd β - 25/May/07 with Mark Collins

After 2 months lay off it was great to get back. Next time it will be lead.
Booey - TR β - 13/Apr/07

Hellish windy, so had to bail from the VS crack
KeithW - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/06 with Marcus

fnstein - 2nd RP - 14/Jun/06 with steve

With flake finish
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06 with Dave E, Carmen

Steve Perry - Lead - Jun/06 with The Bilks

sm1rf - TR RP - 2006 with Kev and Bradz and Andy

Nice climb, finished up the curving crack with lots of unsuccessful jamming, solved by simple laybacking!
simon ashmore - Lead β - Aug/05 with Chris Lockyer

Phil West - 2nd rpt - 22/Jun/05 with Shaun Walby

pudding - 2nd - May/04

Roget - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/02

Phil West - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/01 with David Atherton

Phil West - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/01 with David ?

A Crook - 2nd - 17/Apr/99 with Rich Alston

Trobbo - Lead - 08/Sep/96 with john blower

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/93

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/92

tapley - Lead - 21/Jun/92 with Alison Tapley

Mick King - Solo - 04/Aug/91

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/89 with Dan Morgan

BigHairyIan - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/88

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 12/Nov/86 with Mark Gray

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1982 with Kevin Walker

Hammy - Lead - 18/Aug/78 with Jonathon Stacey

johno072 - 2nd - May/73

mikej - Lead - 15/Aug/71 with E

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/70

Dave Musgrove - 1968

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