'A' Buttress Direct** VD
[Ross on A Buttress Direct, 2 kb]18m. Worthwhile and interesting, though not hugely direct. From the foot of the buttress, head up with a jig right to pass the bulge then continue on rounded holds before heading left under the mushroom to reach the ledge and a stance. The crack leads up and left to join the final section of Great Chimney. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Ross on A Buttress Direct © Colin Matheson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 106 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Tasmin - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/14

captjon - TR - Aug/14

Madden - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver, Jamie Batey, Mark Dunn

Roch - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14 with Carrie

stix - Lead - 04/Jul/14

SarahA - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14 with Laura Glover

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

dkd - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Jenni

philm_uk - TR O/S - 18/May/14

Sciguy - TR O/S - 18/May/14 with philm_uk

JimboWizbo - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Tom

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

keith hal - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with albert

SianR - Solo - 07/Aug/13

MikeLell - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/13 with Sian, Emma Parkinson

stouffer - Lead - 27/Jul/13

dasc - 2nd - 27/Jul/13 with stouffer

arrang - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/13

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Emma Parkinson

longer than guidebook suggests! used a 50m half rope doubled up and a small amount of moving together was required.
morsy - Lead - 02/Jun/13 with peter berwick

Pete23 - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Stephen Mors

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

2nd "pitch"
Oliver Houston - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Sarah

P1
sarahsuth - AltLd - 25/May/13 with Oliver Houston

rockman - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Geoff Mee

David Stevens - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Anders Convery

s.scott - Solo - 26/Aug/12

Nimble did start of 'A' Buttress Right Hand but mucky so tarversed left to VDif before last crack.
Klingon - 2nd - 25/Jul/12 with Nimble

Scrabble - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/12

solo'd the first half and then brought up my second and lead the rest of the route
Aaron.robson94 - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12 with Ben watson

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/12 with aaron

ranga - Lead - 04/Jun/12

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Spencer, liv_the_div

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/12

lcullum7 - 2nd - 12/Nov/11 with Henry Hakkinnen

Hands were numb
Geds - 2nd - 19/Oct/11 with Micheal Rafferty

Nice climb
Geds - Lead - 19/Oct/11 with Micheal Rafferty

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/11

David Bulley - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/11 with Andy Chisholm

Simnel - 2nd - 31/Jul/11 with Hannah L, Graham Bray

brayg01 - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/11 with Hannah Lambert, John Lambert

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Paulina Pilarska

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jun/11

KevB - Lead - 06/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

TomAnderson11 - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/11

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2011

trueuk1 - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/10

trueuk1 - Solo - 22/Oct/10

not really too challenging but a good warm up climb after a long walk in.
Julian Laidler - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/10

Very Very easy
Paul_Hardy - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/10 with Ben Laidler

markhammonds - 2nd β - 18/Jul/10 with Khalid Abdulla

mastiffmat - 27/Jun/10

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10

beckybray1 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/10

Richiehill - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

Klingon - Lead - 05/May/10 with Ros

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/10

Ardginny - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Christine Hall

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/09

Clare struggle on the overhanging crack. It's ridiculous for VDiff. She managed in the end.
Skinny Kin - 2nd rpt - 12/Aug/09 with Clare Galland

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/09 with Rob

brayg01 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Fergus

Klingon - Lead - 31/May/09 with Phil & Lucy

A fairly poor route. How on earth is it awarded **?
Ian Jones - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Claire Newlands

ClaireNewlands - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Ian Jones

Mrs Weasel - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Flexibility Boy

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09 with -

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

Did top bit as extension to A buttress right hand. Worth a star or two in it's own right...
BruceW - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Becca

clairepoppett - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Jim Gaffney

daWalt - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Sam , iceicebaby

Naff all gear til about 15m up, but a lovely bit of rock in the evening sunshine
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Walter Robison

Jim Gaffney - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with Claire Poppett

tom heaney - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Fabian001 - 2nd - 12/Jul/08 with Adam Thorpe

Fabian001 - Lead - 12/Jul/08 with Adam Thorpe

ewan i - Lead - 2008

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/07 with darren lovett

Rocky0911 - Solo O/S - 09/May/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/05

Tricky start
Colin Matheson - 2nd - May/05 with Ross Freeman

snowy owl - Lead - 17/Aug/04 with Amy Woolstenholmes

Reds - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/03

malc - 2nd - 21/Mar/93

Tarquin - 1993

Hidden - 1980

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1971 with Geoff Leach

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1970

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/65

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