Milestone Buttress

Climbs 39 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
Excellent rock, entirely solid, comprising both juggy thuggery and slippery slabbing. Often busy. Multi-pitch to 100 metres.

Access notes
The final buttress as the North Ridge of Tryfan descends into the Ogwne Valley, just a few minutes up from the road.

Guidebooks
North Wales Climbs (2013), Ogwen (2010), North Wales Classics (2010), North Wales Rock (2006), Ogwen and Carneddau (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Milestone Buttress Approach3 ***
2Milestone Gully Approach2 **
3End of the EclairE5 6a
4Hangman's WallVS 4c
5Bishop's GutVS 4c
6En PassantE1 5b *
7Au SuivantE3 6a *
8Cantilever RouteS
9Holly RouteM
10Postern Gate and Holly CrackM *
11Gate ChimneyVD
12Canopy RouteD
13VaeHS 4b
14Boot CrackHVS 5a *
15The PalsHVS 5a
16Rope WallVS 5a *
17BowlineVS 4c
18Crazy HorseE3 6a **
19SoapgutHS 4b **
20Soapgut (Chimney Route Finish)HS 4b **
21Squint StartHS 4a
22Soap OperaE1 5c
23Soap Crack and RibHVS 5b *
24Wall ClimbVD
25Chimney RouteHS 4a
26The Tree of ManE5 6b
27The Wrinkled RetainerE5 6c **
28CrosscutE3 5c *
29Rope CrackS
30Ordinary RouteD
31SuperdirectHVS 5a **
32Direct RouteVD ***
33Rowan RouteD *
34Pod RouteS
35Pulpit RouteD **
36The Dictatorship of ShackistanHVS 5b
37Little Gully WallHS 4b *
38West Ridge1
39Milestone Continuation3 **
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