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Central Buttress North Face  


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Location: 56.64772, -4.89337 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Andy Weinmann on Oct 20, 2011
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Description 

Lies obliquely up and left from the Waterslide. Provides a decent approach for the Rannoch Wall.

To descend, traverse right at the top above D-Gully to access Curved Ridge which you can walk/scramble down.

Getting There 

From the path that crosses the River Coupall, stay left at the fork and head up and diagonally left across the hillside to the Waterslide. At the Waterslide, follow the path/scree field up and right. D-Gully should be fairly obvious up and to the left. Left of the gully is D-Gully Buttress and further left is the Central Buttress. Look for a grassy gully leading up and left to form Heather Ledge.

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Weather station 12.7 miles from here

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North Face Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Central Buttress North Face...
P1: Follow a series of shallow grooves to a ledgeP2: Move up left and follow the wide left-most crack on huge holds to belay at the top.P3: Scramble easily up to belay at the top right end of Heather LedgeP4: Move up a short way then traverse right around the edge on good holds and up a shallow cracked groove to underneath the overhung recess. Traverse right and drop down to belay on a ledge beneath a steep wall.P5: Climb the wall (crux) to gain a right-slanting shelf about 10 ft up. Go easily...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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