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[Thread? what thread?, 3 kb]15m. A good route worth doing it has gritstone like texture and appearance and is on “The Buttress with No Name”. Climb the thin bolder problem up the almost blank face for 5 meters to an obvious seam (gear). Once there climb up the obvious arête to the top. The thread is tricky to find and not as secure as the name might suggest.

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fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with liv_the_div

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

Difficult to grade. bottom hard, top easy.
PaulWatson - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Adrian

adebid - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

pffft - TR O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Andrew Bangs, Andy Arbon, Kylie Richards

Few good moves to start to reach the very dirty break, then a very pleasant but much easier route to the top. Spotter advisable as if you pop off backwards you'll be half way to the footpath before you stop.
mullermn - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Andrew B, Luke Vincent, Kylie Richards

Very enjoyable, first few moves are nicely tricky then nothing too hard after that. Very nice.
Kylie - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with mullermn

Awesome route the start is verry thin and gritstone like (the thread is rubbish)
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Mark Davies, Dave Elder

The thread on the starting wall wouldn't hold a flea- so a poorly named route and probably worth HVS. Climb the arete on its left side
The Pylon King - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Jack

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Helen

Interesting start but too easy, too quickly once the arete is reached.

Start is a nice bouldery sequence along side a bit of pro that may or may not just explode if used in anger. Two cams into the dusty(!) first break and then up onto very easy ground. Unfortunately 2/3rds of the way up (just as you leave the arete) a massive block (4ft high) has slipped down about a foot or so recently and a large wheel sized flying saucer of rock is just resting against it. I'd go as far as saying don't climb this route becuase these rocks are going to go big style.
Dax - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with RhysP

Has a very large loose block above the arete. Care needed.
Oddjob - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08

AbstractLogic - TR O/S - 29/Nov/08

Mark Salter - 2nd - 28/Apr/07 with Chris Shorrock

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/06 with Ben Friedland

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/05

mikej - TR - 01/May/00 with Bob Hassel, Nick Salmon

alan moore - 2000

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