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The Flying Buttress Area

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The Flying Buttress Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 51.1725, -4.6798 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Feb 7, 2010
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Description 

The center piece of this area is the Flying Buttress which forms a huge natural arch. There are many fine cliffs in this area, with the majority having easy access points from above.

A good landmark to aim for are the old gun emplacements that form the top of The Battery cliff.

Getting There 

The simplest way to get to this area is to walk west along the quarter wall. When you reach the cliffs you see the old battery and the Flying Buttress.

Climbing Season

For the South West area.

Weather station 13.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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The Cullinan 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Flying Buttress
from near the start of double diamond pull over an overhang, traverse right, rising slightly, to a line of flakes 2.metres left of the arete. Follow these to a prominent hollow-sounding flake and runners. Move up and rightwards, over a small overlap, and follow the left side of the arete to a sloping ledge. Step out left onto the slab and follow it to the summit...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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