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Boo Boo Buttress | North Wales Climbs

Boo Boo Buttress

* Boo-Boo V.Diff 4c
A good varied route if guidebook description followed. Many people do a variation which starts much higher and left of the Boo-Boo normal start. This is Boo-Boo slabs and a good, well protected, two pitch diff can be climbed here which is popular with novice leaders.
* Starship Trooper E4 5c
Clean, but unpleasant approach
Tweek E4 6a
Abseil inspection (and approach) recommended
Rock on Tommy E4 6a
Abseil inspection (and approach) recommended
Hot Rats E4 6a
Abseil inspection (and approach) recommended

High up in the gully left of Boo Boo is a clean compact buttress. The following new route takes the clean(ed) left edge:
Tout Fou E2 5C
Pristine Tremadog rock and interesting moves with the crux at the top.
Step up right onto a block foothold. A good move leftward gains the edge. Move up past a small pointed spike . A bold move gains a small foothold on the right edge. Good gear in the crack on the right protect a final tricky move.
F.A 28.3.04 Mike Lewis, Kev. Davies, Clive Heath and Judy Yates
Bombon El Perro E1 5C 60ftOn the buttress immediately right of Tout Fou Start ; As for Tout Fou. Up the corner for 8ft, traverse right above the overhang to gain some footholds. Two RP’s ( one hidden round the arête ) protect a balancy move up the arête. Swing up left onto a block overhang where an easy arête leads up past a tree branch to finish. FA. 28.5.07 Mike Lewis, Judy Yates
Santa’s Little Helper E1 5b 20 m
Start below the arete of Bombon El Perro
Climb easily up a slabby corner to a large roof. Pull out left into a corner and then immediately pull back onto the nose above the overhang where there are some good runners. Continue to a steepening which is tricky and poorly protected. Easier ledges lea to the top.
FA 2nd May 2010 Mike Lewis, Clive Heath and Kev Davies.

Santa's Little Helper

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