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Unconquerable Buttress

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Unconquerable Buttress 

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This buttress provides two of the best climbs at stanage, the Left and Right unconquerables. While close in location and grade they feel quite different in character.

Other good climbs can be found on the shorter buttresses to the right.

Getting There 

From the plantation parking head up to the edge and head right until this buttress is reached.

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Unconquerable Buttress:
Right Unconquerable   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 45'   
Left Unconquerable   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 45'   
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Left Unconquerable 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Unconquerable Buttress
Left Unconquerable, a steep layback flake, is a mega-classic of the Peak District. Great holds, great gear, and a fabulous setting make it a perennial favorite along with its equally classic (and slightly easier) brother, Right Unconquerable. Start at an obvious finger-width flake and lieback a move or two to a horizontal. Another move will get you to an excellent jug in the crack. With more difficulty, lieback the flake to another horizontal at 2/3 height. From here, a tricky sequence involving...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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