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Christmas Crack  


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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 1, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Christmas Crack Overview (North)

Description 

A great selection of moderate climbs are here, with Flying Buttress Direct being one of the best (and most photographed) around.

Areas from North to South.
  • Rugosity Wall

Getting There 

From the southern parking area head up the trail towards the southern section of the edge. You'll soon some to this area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.1 miles from here

22 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',2],['5.8',6],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['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 Christmas Crack:
Flying Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 55'   The Flying Buttress
Flying Buttress Direct   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   The Flying Buttress
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Flying Buttress

Flying Buttress 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Flying Buttress
What steepness and exposure for a HVD (5.5)! The original line of the buttress, Flying Buttress takes a devious line through the steepness on giant flakes and jugs. An intimidating but easy climb. Begin on the left side of the slab. Protect in a flake at 15 feet, and continue off the upper left hand corner of the slab. The next section is the crux: stand up into a slot, protect, and make a funky move or two to gain the upper flake. Cruise this to a ledge at the top and make a final exhilarating ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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