Climb the obvious flake crack, at the top step left (crux). Step right and finish up passing right of the tree.

OlderBoulderHolder 29/Aug/16 TR dnf


iainsmccrea 29/Aug/16 TR O/S
Scott Kennedy 28/Aug/16 TR
kyaizawa 07/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Roget 07/Aug/16 Solo O/S
with jim
Robin Nichols 31/Jul/16 Solo O/S
with Ginny
Craigpinch 13/May/16 TR
Graham Booth 05/Jul/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/15 Lead
Trobbo 08/Apr/15 2nd
with Nick Hepburn
Martin Bennett 02/Apr/15 -
with NickH, Terry Rob
andy jennings 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Olli-C 17/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
pedrosanpb 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Agree with the previous comment that the direct 5a route felt easier. Nice crimp to do it

with Dominic pumfrey
phleppy 04/Sep/13 Solo

Excellent! This buttress has some great lower grade climbing on it which was reasonably clean.

Puma 20/Jul/13 Lead

Awkward set left from the top of the flake but then the guidebook did warn me and I set off anyway.

Jamie Brown 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Jack00 08/Jul/13 Solo O/S
maumau 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
robertmctague ??/2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/12 Solo
Hidden 22/Aug/12 2nd
pw1987 05/May/12 -
a13x 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with John S
yorkshiresherpa 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Alex Peace
Hidden 11/Mar/12 TR O/S
Dave Musgrove 26/Feb/12 Solo rpt
Paul Clarke 26/Feb/12 Solo
nick ferro 29/Aug/11 -
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
sammycolon 30/Apr/11 -
Kevster 28/Apr/11 Solo O/S
John Brayshaw 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Erica
erica 03/Apr/11 2nd
with John
PaulHermes 02/May/10 AltLd
with Martin VCCC
tluke 17/Apr/10 TR dog
Ardginny 18/Jun/09 2nd O/S
stukent 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
petellis 04/Apr/09 Solo O/S

Downclimbed from the ledge as it was a wee bit dirty for a lone soloer.

jkarran 01/Apr/09 Lead
with Jim
Rob Davies 21/Feb/09 Lead

Hard to find anything here clean enough to climb

with Phil Ashton
Hidden 25/Aug/08 Lead O/S
nick ferro 10/Feb/08 -
Scott Anderson ??/2008 -
monkeyjumper ?/Sep/07 Solo
monkeyjumper ?/Sep/07 TR
KeithW 11/Jul/07 2nd dog

Messed up that step left. Very green & dirty.

with Matt Faff
DavidR 11/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with Bruce Hayward
Hidden 29/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Scott Anderson 01/Apr/07 2nd
howlingbaboon 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Scott
Brown 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with Beth
joe_alexander 24/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Muz
Simon Caldwell 18/Sep/05 Lead dnf

Got too scared and retreated. Twice.

Simon Caldwell 18/Sep/05 TR O/S

Even on a top rope I couldn't work out the 'normal' 4c version, which steps left. Ended up doing the direct 5a instead, which felt much easier!

with Carmen
dave_middleton 20/Jul/05 TR
with Lu & Olivier
mike fenwick ?/Apr/05 Solo
deanj ??/2005 -
Hidden ?/Mar/02 Lead O/S
craig h 04/Apr/99 2nd O/S
with Matt Ford
Steve Crowe 23/Nov/91 Lead O/S
with KM
Dave Musgrove 19/Jan/91 Solo
Dave Musgrove 30/Sep/89 Solo
with Tony Barley
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