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A buttress high in the canyon with a selection of good routes. Well worth the hike, especially when linked with routes on other nearby crags.

Getting There 

See the Black Line Buttress approach description. Continue past Black Line Buttress on the main trail, ascending a couple of rough switchbacks. Pass a smaller fin of rock (some routes) to a nice west-facing prow with a couple of visible bolts. This is Ashes of Stone.

Climbing Season

For the Gallatin Canyon area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ashes of Stone Buttress:
Ashes of Stone   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 190'   
Calm Before the Storm   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 140'   
Bozeman Beautiful   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 170'   
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Bozeman Beautiful 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  MT : Gallatin Canyon : Ashes of Stone Buttress
This surprising (and surprisingly good!) new line snakes it's way up the north face of the buttress between the old-school classic Farewell to Arms and the bold-school testpiece Mens Rea. Start on the Mens Rea blocky groove for the first 15' or so; M.R. continues more or less up and slightly right, while B.B. continues up the left-angling central groove-crack on the face. Cut up and right out of the groove at about 1/3 height and up a short clean crack to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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