Direct route (Milestone)


Direct route (Milestone)
Milestone buttress, E side
  • Crag: Milestone buttress (Ogwen)
  • V Diff; 75m; ***
  • First ascent: G. Barlow, H Priestly-Smith, 1910.

Route description (general: polished; popular)

  1. 30m: Climb diagonal crack (alternative start from further L)
  2. 30m: Up, L, follow crack to R bottom of "the bivalve" - a large flake. Hand traverse L and up
  3. 9m: Corner chimney: smooth
  4. 6m: Short slab to finish

Guidebooks: Rock climbing in Snowdonia - Paul Williams (climber); Constable; 1990.


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