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Aladdin's Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The central and tallest buttress of Coire an t-Sneachda. Home to several mid-grade classics and excellent gullies. In general, the steep rock is bordered by Aladdin's Couloir on the left and Aladdin's Mirror on the right, with the spire of Aladdin's Seat marking the top. In between are mixed routes and several pure ice pitches.

Getting There 

The large, triangular buttress in the center of the Coire. To descend, walk off right towards the peak of Cairn Lochain and walk down the snowfield, or use Aladdin's Couloir.

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Weather station 1.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Aladdin's Couloir

Aladdin's Couloir WI1 M1  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Aladdin's Buttress
Aladdin's Couloir is a classic dog-legging snow gully that wraps around the steep left hand side of Aladdin's Buttress and passes behind the rocky spire of Aladdin's Seat en route to the plateau above. A great first winter route or easy descent; commonly soloed. The steepest section comes right in the dogleg, but the grade is fairly consistent throughout. A cornice often forms at the top once the route joins with Aladdin's Mirror, but this can often be avoided on the right. Ice sometim...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Aladdin's Buttress from the side, with the Couloir...

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