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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'
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Camber 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c NH : Cathedral Ledge : Airation Buttress
This is one of my favorite climbs I've ever done. So much exposure, an intricate sequence, and good protection (at the crux, anyway) make it practically perfect in every way. Though 5.11b may seem a low grade by modern standards, you will find that you will work for this one both mentally and physically.Pitch 1: From the anchor at the top of the Saigon's, head up and left past a bolt, run it out a little farther left to another bolt clip this with a long runner, and run it out up and right to ga...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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