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Western Buttress Route* VD

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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/14

chapmand - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/14 with Liam Irving

boyson - 2nd - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/13

punj - 26/May/13

Hidden - AltLd - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12

ill_bill - AltLd - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/12

Good value climbing on pitches 2 and 3. Excellent rock, gear and situations. The climbing can be as easy or hard as you want it to be, and there are some cracking options to be had (lay-backs with feet hanging over space anyone?)
Julie Black - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with Evan

Quite broken in places, route finding was main challenge. Nice layback. Lead Pitches 1 & 3.
scatface - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with pepette

gripped01 - Lead - 14/Mar/12 with DMS Exped

PAJames - 2012

Gary A S - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Rachael

Just after rain and rather damp, not the best conditions for torridonian sandstone but worth it just for the view.
cuthill76 - Lead - 03/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11

First pitch is crap. But thereafter its quite pleasant. Its not amazing, but VDs rarely follow a clean line. Nice way up a fine hill when you're full of lurgee like we were!
iceicebaby - 05/Jun/11 with Sam Wood

Not sure we'd gone the right way and the next bit looked pretty hard so we bailed after a pitch and a half. Must try harder next time.
teamrob - AltLd dnf - 25/Apr/11 with Bex

Rexie - AltLd dnf - 25/Apr/11 with Robin

Pretty horrible route but a beaut day for the summit.
jazzyjackson - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Strong Girl

Great views but climbing not so great
chrissy - AltLd - 04/Sep/10 with Mo

MoWalker3 - AltLd - 04/Sep/10 with chrissy

Good position, fantastic weather, great views of Suilven, Ben More Coigach, Sgurr an Fhidlier, Cul Beag and others. Continued along the scramble descending by the footpath off the col between the East & West Buttresses.
paulerussell - Lead - 03/Jun/10 with Maria Walker

Fergus Cuthill - Solo O/S - Jun/10

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 31/May/10 with -

ferdia - Solo - 31/May/10 with Fergus, Andy

gareth scott borthwick - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with Maria

A great place to be, but the climb wasn't that nice! A bit dissapointed
xusa - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10 with Gareth Borthwick

Ommuff - AltLd - May/10 with Mike Brian

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 07/Jun/08 with John Metcalfe

Captain Solo - AltLd - 22/Mar/07 with Norrie

Tarquin - 1998

Hammy - Solo - 09/Sep/91

leland stamper - AltLd O/S - Aug/74 with Hugh Grandfield

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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 36 (11.1%)
Lead10 of 36 (27.8%)
Followed6 of 36 (16.7%)
Alt Leads12 of 36 (33.3%)
Unknown4 of 36 (11.1%)

'Climbed'22 of 36 (61.1%)
clean O/S12 of 36 (33.3%)
dnf2 of 36 (5.6%)