Northumbrian Climbing Guide

Intro Access Accommodation New Routes Map Archaeology Winter NMC homepage

Goats Buttress
1  Cockchafer Crack 9m VS 5a 
The left hand crack. Quite pokey
Bob Hutchinson, John Earl (February 74)
2  The Dungeon E6 6a **
Start beneath the left hand side of the main overhang. Gain an obvious boss and move onto the overhanging wall, making awkward and airy moves to finish on good holds directly above.
Tim Gallagher (20 October 1991)
3  The Hesitant Roofer E3 5c **
Start as for The Leaf moving up to the obvious roof. Make long reaches over the roof and an awkward move left to finish.
Tommy Smith, Bob Smith (20 October 1991)
4  The Leaf 11m E1 5c 
The overhang between the cracks is climbed at the obvious break.
Steve Blake (April 1977)
5  Cricket Crack 9m MVS  
The right hand crack.
Bob Hutchinson, John Earl (February 1974)
6  Gamekeeper Crack 8m HVS 5a 
The crack on the right hand side of the crag.
Steve Blake (April 1977)