This is a truly excellent scramble which is the first full on scramble you come across on Heather Terrace on the east face of Tryfan. It starts on the buttress which provides the right hand wall of first proper gully you encounter on the terrace, Bastow Gully. The grade 3 scramble weaves its way up the east face arriving on the North Ridge just below the best scrambling before the summit. So if you are looking to summit Tryfan this is an excellent way up. The buttress itself consists of a series of rock ribs mixed in with heather ledges moving between grade 2 ground and exposed grade 3 sections. Carla and Darren had a great time out really enjoying the harder grade 3 sections. See http://mountaineeringjoe.co.uk/rock-scrambling-courses/for more information on what you can do.
https://mountaineeringjoe.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/On-one-of-the-final-ribs.jpg 2592 4608 Joe https://mountaineeringjoe.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/weblogo_v1_mountaineeringjoe_200x100ver7.png Joe2013-10-25 15:33:032014-08-13 15:14:46Scrambling on East face of Tryfan on Bastow Buttress Variant (grade 2/3), Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales.