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St Patrick's Buttress 

Landing Craft Bay Rock Climbing 

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Location: 51.1702, -4.6789 View Map  Incorrect?
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Named from a ship wreck (sound familiar) which once happened here. There are a number of good climbs here that cover all grades, all with easy access.

This is the closest area of quality climbs to the main center of the island (The Marisco Tavern), hence it is a popular spot.

Getting There 

The area lies between the Old Light and the quarter wall.

Climbing Season

For the South West area.

Weather station 13.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: tuffett

Destiny 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : St Patrick's Buttress
The rightward-slanting crackline in the headwall. Protection is excellent and the climbing is sustained. Considered by Littlejohn to be his proudest crack climb at the time, and the hardest route on the island!P1, 29m, 4b.Starting directly beneath the left end of the crack, climb a groove (some suspect rock) then the slab above to a good belay beneath the crack. Often omitted, especially at high tide by abseiling in direct to this stance.P2, 30m, 5c.This is the main event! Set off up the slab ai...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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