SMC Description
45m. The obvious fault right of the toe of No.3 Buttress leads steeply up and left to join the normal route above the first pitch, near the saddle. It has two starts; a deeper left-hand groove has a tricky pull out right to gain the upper fault. A shallow right-hand groove is thin but technically easier. © SMC

Conor Nally 11/Jan AltLd
Oliver Smaje 11/Jan AltLd O/S


guitarshane 02/Jan AltLd dnf

Buried, would have happily picked my way up it were it not for the constant flow of spindrift coming down, could hardly see and it just seemed to get worse with height. Wanted to do Auricle but it looked buried too, thought we'd just nip up this! The buttresses are very white just now. Absieled off in total whiteout.

with Ben Gibson
Robin Clothier 03/Dec/17 -

Try the left hand start, but icy cracks and chimney. So climbed the right on thin ice with little protection.

with Henry O Brian
wheelsucker 19/Nov/17 AltLd O/S
Andy Clark 19/Nov/17 AltLd
calumhicks 12/Nov/17 AltLd O/S

Most V’s I’ve climbed seemed easier than the 10m crux section of this. Not for your grade IV leader!

with Adam Harris
RockfaxAndroidAppTestUser 10/Apr/17 Lead


Hidden 03/Mar/16 -
Lone Rider 31/Jan/16 AltLd dnf

Struggled to pull over bulge on first pitch. Nowt for feet and no arm strength. Did normal route.

with Sophie Grace
Hidden 27/Jan/16 2nd
BrianShackleton 29/Nov/15 AltLd

Bulge on lower buttress hard for grade with verglas and poor placements. Windy and wild walk off joining Amy and Robin for descent down goat track

with eaf4
eaf4 29/Nov/15 AltLd

After being knocked back on first pitch of The Migrant.Good route. hard start to 2nd pitch, bit of a grovel.

with Brian Shackleton
andyinglis 10/Mar/15 2nd
with Murdoch Jamieson, Neil Adams
Neil Adams 10/Mar/15 Lead O/S
EmmaAtkinson 12/Feb/15 2nd
with Dave Chapman
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 29/Mar/10 AltLd rpt
michael83 29/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
with Mark
hwackerhage 15/Feb/09 Lead

Looked at Hoarmaster but there was ice in all the cracks. Had lots of rope drag and was not the best day! Adam's stag do though!

with Adam
Hidden 02/Jan/09 AltLd
D.Russell 02/Jan/09 AltLd
simon_D 02/Nov/08 AltLd O/S

Neil lead the 1st hard pitch - good lead mate, fantastic mixed torqueing!

with Neil Silver
Hidden 10/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Nov/07 AltLd dnf
Hidden 17/Feb/07 AltLd O/S
john irving ??/2007 -

Utterly knackered after excavating this route

with Finlay Bennet
akhughes ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
ian bryant ??/2007 -
Hidden 01/Nov/06 AltLd dnf
Hidden ?/Nov/06 AltLd dnf
Hidden 17/Feb/02 AltLd
Colin McKerrell ??/1998 -
Yourlead 02/Mar/96 2nd

Battling verglas

with Graham Penny
pingora 06/Dec/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 -
Hidden 19/Feb/89 AltLd
Hidden ??/1988 AltLd
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