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Quayfoot Buttress

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 23 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 135m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
A clean glaciated butress close to the car park. Rapid drying.

Forty to fifty metre routes on excellent rock. A great evening or short day venue. Crypt Direct(E1), Go Between(E2), Mandrake(HVS), Irony(HVS), Aberration(MVS), Quayfoot Buttress(VD).Have done Aberration a number of times and have always found the first pitch considerably harder than the second .Anyone else had problems with it?

Access notes
Two minutes from the NT Bowderstone car park.

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Borrowdale (2000),
Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1MeshachVS 5c 2
2ShadrachVS 5c 2
3The MoundMVS 4b **42
4Quayfoot ButtressVD **253
5CatafalqueHVS 5a 2
6Loitering with IntentE4 5c 1
7The CryptHVS 5a **19
8The Crypt DirectE1 5b **121
9The Go BetweenE2 5c ***98
10Brain StainE4 6a *2
11AberrationMVS 4c **305
12MandrakeHVS 5a ***365
 Climb nameGradex
13morceauHVS 5a **20
14IronyHVS 5a **284
15The CreepHVS 5b **19
16SidewinderE2 5b **4
17The Girdle TraverseHVS 5c **1
18Freak BrothersVS 4b 2
19Freak PowerE2 6a *1
20Short CircuitVS 4b *4
21The CyclostomeMS 1
22Go Between *E2 5c 5
23The In Between *E3 5c 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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ended up at this crag by accident, glad we did! Worth a visit.
scott quinn - 23/Jun/14

The block with the cross appears to offer a good anchor, but it is in fact loose.
Steve Lenartowicz - 09/May/12

A nice, small and compact butress, 15 mins from the campsite and really nice routes
Sam Marks - 13/Jul/11

Is there a reason for the cross scratched into one of blocks at the belay ledge ath the end of Abberation's first pitch?
rockrat - 16/May/10