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Cracked Buttress

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Cracked Buttress  


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Submitted By: Sam Feuerborn on Jun 18, 2010
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Description 

Can be crowded on weekends as this is home to a number of great moderate cracks. Rock quality as always is great gritstone. There can be a lot of midges in the summer if there is no breeze. Some of the descriptions pulled from ukclimbing.com they have a super comprehensive database worth checking out if you're w.out a guidebook.

Getting There 

It is just to the right of Lovers leap, between there and Cubic Block. Fairly short approach maybe 5 minutes. All routes can be walked off of to the right hand side of the buttress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.5 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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


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