To the right of Notched Buttress is the Smooth Bastion Buttress. Originally an aid route it now offers one of the best extremes on the crag (if you can find it).
The corner on the right of the buttress is climbed and the overhang crossed, moving right to a ledge. Move left and use a flake to make a long reach into the upper groove, climb this on good holds to the top.

John Earl, Bob Hutchinson 1976.


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The Witch

Grade: E2 5b ***
(Back Bowden Doors)

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