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It has the name for a reason. With one prominent buttress after another there are enough classics here to keep one busy for a lifetime.
Covers the 'B.A.W.'s Area' through to the 'Black Hawk Area'.
Park in the designated bay's at the Hook's Car Park. Do not park on the curb/verge.
The clean crack in the right facing corner. The lower section is somewhat polished and is the crux while the upper section is a bit more juggy but still interesting. Good gear throughout.
FA: George Bower, 1926
The long groove on the right side of the pillar. Good pro throughout.
Garden Wall Area
Climb the crack to the narrow chimney and grunt past the chockstone
The Flying Buttress
S if lead over the capping block. VD if lead under and through the hole. Nice little route for those who like chimneys and bridging a lot.
6m left of Malarete. the left pillar of the 3 pillars.side by side.
FA: Harvey Portier Age 8, 2011
Manchester Buttress Area
Climb the right hand corner moving awkwardly left at the overhang.
A variation of 'Manchester United'. Follow the face to the right of the initial crack before going direct to the high ledge.
Climb the narrow buttress to a narrow ledge then finish up the rounded buttress to the top, or try the easier (VD) corner.
Climb the open groove to the crux, a bulge/overhang
Rugosity Crack Area
Finish directly, staying right of the crack.