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Chequers Buttress

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Chequers Buttress 


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Elevation: 800'
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Dec 1, 2007
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Heading for the arete- Chequer's Buttress

Description 

Around a small buttress to the right of Great Slab lies the this area. Many of the routes here climb steep cracks on the vertical walls. Brown's Eliminate and Chequers Crack are two great routes to be found here.


Getting There 

The southern portion of the crag, this is the last section of Froggatt Edge.


Climbing Season


6 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chequers Buttress:
Chequers Buttress   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 43'   
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On the arete- nothing but big holds left.  Chequer's Buttress

Chequers Buttress 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Chequers Buttress
Classic, British Grade HVS 5a. Follow a ramp up right, head left up through the face and then out further left to the arete. Big reach to a huge hold gets you out on the exposed corner where it's jugs all the way up: not being able to reach this hold made it a more delicate affair, but still not too bad. Top out and build an anchor amidst the grazing sheep....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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