Rockfax Description
The original route of the buttress trends left to right to find the easiest line. Steady climbing although the crucial mantelshelf is a bit of a stopper.
1) 10m. Trend right up slabby rock to a spike belay.
2) 4b, 10m. Move round right then climb the slot to a jammed block before making a hard mantelshelf out right. Belay in the recess just a little higher.
3) 14m. Climb easy rock then the chimney behind the tower of blocks and flakes to reach open ground and the top. © Rockfax


Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock.

ChileSarah 13/Aug 2nd
Hidden 13/Aug -
ChrisGard 13/Aug AltLd O/S
with Chris Lucas
Hidden 23/May AltLd
kleinej 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

I led P1 and P3.

with Tracey
BarnDawg 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
with Dimitra Makridou
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 -
Andrew will wilson ??/2013 -

mantle shelf is hard with a 35ltr pack on!

Andrew will wilson ??/2013 AltLd

mantle shelf is hard with a 35ltr pack on!

Andrew will wilson ??/2013 AltLd
Hidden 18/Jun/12 AltLd
Hidden ??/2011 -
djromberg ??/2011 -
Irn Bruce 18/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May/09 AltLd O/S
Neil Metcalfe101 01/Jun/08 2nd
with Allan Mac
Ken Taylor 01/Jun/08 AltLd
with Hilary Robertson, Chris Michalak
Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
NCorbett 14/Apr/07 AltLd O/S

Lead the first 2 pitches. 1st pitch very easy, crux at end of second pitch where you find yourself in a crack and then half to move around to right to climb over ledge into great belay point. Seconded 3rd pitch - John lead. Solo'd last pitch and continued scramble to top.

with John Powis
dave moseley ??/2005 AltLd
with steve and paul
Rob Oram 30/Jul/00 AltLd O/S

I led the second pitch which had some really nice bridging.

with Tom Asbridge
alan moore ??/2000 -
babymoac 07/Aug/98 AltLd
with Gordon C
Rob Davies ?/Sep/96 Lead

Not a great choice for Kim & Rachel as it turned out to quite awkward

with Kim Davies, Rachel Collinson
Raggar 24/Jun/95 AltLd
with Pete K, Jon B
nigehughes ?/Apr/88 Lead
with Ian Maguire
mikej 10/Jul/81 Lead
with Ian Bryant
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