The Central Buttress of Scafell
Few climbs are awarded the honour of being reduced to their initials. CB, the Central Buttress of Scafell, considered for years to be the hardest climb in the British Isles, is one of them.
Ten historic essays, reproduced by courtesy of the FRCC and the Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club, chart the stages by which this legendary route was besieged, conquered and finally, apparently, domesticated. Or was it?