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Strapiombo Buttress

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Placing the protection before the crux of Strapadi...


Home to one of gritstone's finest routes, Strapadictomy. The buttress is easily recognized by the steep wall and rectangular roof on the left side.

Getting There 

This is the first buttress of the edge proper.

5 Total Routes

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

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Placing the protection before the crux of Strapadictomy, 5.11d.

Strapadictomy 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Strapiombo Buttress
This is a truly classic climb. Short, technical, powerful and spectacular.Start below the arete, and climb directly up the arete to the break. The start isn't too technical, but it will get your attention.Once at the break take time to place some good gear, and then reach out, way out, to the crack in the arete. Now go for it! One bomber cam will protect the crux moves up the arete.Climb first up the finger crack and when that finishes make a killer move up to a slopping dish on the are...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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