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Unconquerable Buttress

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Unconquerable Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This buttress provides two of the best climbs at stanage, the Left and Right unconquerables. While close in location and grade they feel quite different in character.

Other good climbs can be found on the shorter buttresses to the right.

Getting There 

From the plantation parking head up to the edge and head right until this buttress is reached.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Unconquerable Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Unconquerable Buttress:
Right Unconquerable   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 45'   
Left Unconquerable   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 45'   
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Featured Route For Unconquerable Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Right Unconquerable. Guess which flake it is.

Right Unconquerable 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Unconquerable Buttress
Like its neighbor to the left, Right Unconquerable is one of grit's all-time classic routes. Since its bold first ascent by the legendary Joe Brown 60 years ago, it has seen thousands of ascents, perhaps some of the most of any climb on grit. As a result, it is getting rather polished, but this fact doesn't stop it from being anything short of excellent.Start in the layback finger crack below Left Unconquerable. Just above the break at 10 feet, move right into the enormous flake. Fighting the pu...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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