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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Milestone Buttress Approach3 ***98
2Milestone Gully Approach2 **58
3End of the EclairE5 6a 1
4Hangman's WallVS 4c 2
5Bishop's GutVS 4c 6
6En PassantE1 5b *2
7Au SuivantE3 6a * 
8Cantilever RouteS 10
9Holly RouteM 6
10Postern Gate and Holly CrackM *4
11Gate ChimneyVD 6
12Canopy RouteD 17
13VaeHS 4b 5
14Boot CrackHVS 5a *48
15The PalsHVS 5a 1
16Rope WallVS 5a *8
17BowlineVS 4c 7
18Crazy HorseE3 6a **1
19SoapgutHS 4b **248
20Soapgut (Chimney Route Finish)HS 4b **30
21Squint StartHS 4a 3
22Soap OperaE1 5c 1
23Soap Crack and RibHVS 5b *39
24Wall ClimbHS 4b *111
25Chimney RouteHS 4a 77
26The Tree of ManE5 6b 1
27The Wrinkled RetainerE5 6c ***3
28CrosscutE2 5b **6
29Rope CrackS 3
30Ordinary RouteD 218
31SuperdirectHVS 5a ***454
32Direct RouteVD ***1640
33Rowan RouteD **941
34Pod RouteS 4
35Pulpit RouteVD **1072
36The Dictatorship of ShackistanHVS 5b 1
37Little Gully WallHS 4b *13
38West Ridge1 5
39Milestone Continuation3 **95
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Descent gully practically a waterfall after moderate rain the day before.
naath - 27/Apr/15
I would definitely expect to abseil down the descent gully just right of Pulpit Route. And it's about 50m...
MatthewV - 26/Apr/15