Annalong Buttress

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 438m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A small but attractive buttress sitting high on the eastern slopes of the Annalong Valley. Clean rock which dries quickly and great views of Slieve Beg. Mainly single pitch (21 - 45m). Best routes are: Spanish Flea S**, Thin Crack VS***, Warsaw Convention VS**, Big Daryl E1**.

Approach notes
Allow 1hr15 hours walk in along the Bloody Bridge Track to the Donard/Chimney Rock col and then the Glen River Track.

Rock Climbs in the Mourne Mountains (2010), A Rock Climbing Guide to the Mournes (1998)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1BristlyVD 6
2Sherpa ConiferS 3c *8
3Cum MarteVS 4c 9
4Hanging CornerS 3c *25
5Tip of the Day, Breathe!S 4b  
6Bilberry BhutiaVD 18
7DiscrepancyHVS 4c *3
8Thin CrackVS 4b/c ***47
9Stella BlueE2 5b *3
10Warsaw ConventionVS 4c **24
11Big DarylE1 5b **9
12P is for PaddyVS 4b *10
13MinervaHS 4b *15
14LacunaHVS 4c *8
15Mystery GamesHVS 5a 3
16Spanish FleaS 3c **35
17SpringtimeS 4a **28
18South RouteD 9
19Britton's RouteD 8
20No Brain No PainHVS 5a *2
21Mind Me on WhiteE2 6a * 
22Double Up on OrangeE2 5c *2
23ScorpionVD 1
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Definite must for a VS leader; Thin Crack and Warsaw Convention are two of the best pitches I've done at the grade.
Andy Moles - 02/Aug/09
This crag is fantastic and has high quality, clean routes with bomber gear in an excellent location. Well worth a visit reguardless of what grade you are leading at!
Michael Smith - 28/Feb/04