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Description 

The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.

This area is divided into two sub-areas. The Atlantis Area is the farthest left part of the wall. This area contains classics such as Hotter Than Hell, Inferno, and Atlantis. The Wonder Wall Area includes routes to the right of Lost Souls and to the left of the Children's Crusade Wall.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

24 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',6],['5.10',9],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 2. South Buttress:
Inferno   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 380'   Atlantis Area
Hotter Than Hell   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Atlantis Area
Cold Day in Hell   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Atlantis Area
Ladyslipper   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 125'   Wonder Wall
Lost Souls   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 400'   Atlantis Area
Sky Streak   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Wonder Wall
Tranquility    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Atlantis Area
The Last Unicorn   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Wonder Wall
Atlantis   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Atlantis Area
Jacobs Ladder   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Atlantis Area
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Featured Route For 2. South Buttress
my dad, Ernie getting to the 5.10b Crux on Atlantis...

Atlantis 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  NH : Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Atlantis Area
Varied and challenging climbing consistent at 5.9 with only a couple exceptions. Awesome exposure with a very exciting finish up the 5.10 crack. This is a must climb at the grade. Heading out the roof on the last pitch is so cool and exposed. You get a real bigwall feel for a relatively short route. Do the 5.10b finish. It's not stiff for the grade and protects well with finger-sized gear. Pitch 1: (5.9) Head up the arching crack, feet on the slab. Interesting climbing with a powerful layback c...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Jeffrey LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Aug 21, 2010
There are a few bolted routes and nice corner cracks on the short wall above Inferno/Tranquility. Does anyone know what that wall is called or any info on those climbs? I couldn't find them in the Websters guidebook.
By lee hansche
Administrator
From: goffstown, nh
Aug 22, 2010
here you go jeffery :)
mountainproject.com/v/new_hamp...