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This section is perched atop of the Thin Air face. It is the whitish buttress at the very top of the cliff.
You can access the ledge by parking on the road near the summit (look for a flat rock next to the road). Follow a trail toward the cliff and around to the ledge.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Airation Buttress:
Pine Tree Eliminate 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 90'
Airation 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches
Camber 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches
Kill Your Television 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Reach the Sky 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 120'
Play Misty 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Room with a View 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 80'
Heather 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad, 100'
Tourist Treat 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 165'
Featured Route For Airation Buttress
Pine Tree Eliminate 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NH : Cathedral Ledge : Airation Buttress
Pine Tree is somewhat of a nemesis at the grade for many and a favorite to others. Though it is a crack climb, it is not very straightforward, and you might do well to keep an eye out for some foot holds on the face. Lots of jamming and some odd undercling jams will get you to my favorite jug at Cathedral at about halfway. Continue up some much more straightforward climbing to a root that leads to the top. At that point you can decide your ethics on grabbing the root or avoiding it.Pine Tree is ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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