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Central Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 151'
Location: 51.46288, -2.62981 View Map  Incorrect?
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Close-up from the base of the Exhibition Slab. The...


This is the textured mass of roofs, ramps and overlaps to the right of Evening Wall and directly above the Exhibition Slab. It features classic climbing in the VS-E1 range with (relatively) more positive and less polished holds than its near neighbors. It is definitely worth a visit if this is your grade range.

Getting There 

Approach the Morning Slab and continue 20 seconds beyond it. Some routes start from ledges part-way up the vegetated bowl to the left of the Exhibition Slab, while others start from the top of the Exhibition Slab. You can pitch these approaches out (~20 m) or easily scramble them in approach shoes.

Climbing Season

For the South West area.

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Piton Route 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Central Buttress
A fun outing up the Central Buttress that winds its way beneath and around the steepest bits. All of the spice happens on the first pitch where an airy traverse is made above a roof on glassy footholds. The rest is cruiser but rope drag issues make it sensible to split it into 3 pitches.1. From the top of the Exhibition Slab, traverse easily but boldly around a blocky arete and into a corner. Climb the corner to its top below a roof, clip a piton, and launch out leftward on the worst polish you&...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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