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Burlap Buttress

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Arch Rival T 
Arrow Place T 
Children of the Sun 10b T 
K-Day T 
Poultroonicus aka Moving Over Stone T 
Prism Corner, The T 
Teabob T 
Unknown Route AKA Broken Arrow. T 
Unknown Route AKA Straight Arrow T 
Wish Bone T 

Burlap Buttress  


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Location: 36.03662, -115.46442 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Larry DeAngelo, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Feb 16, 2005
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Description 

This is the large ridge that separates the main forks of Black Velvet Canyon.

Getting There 

Park in the standard area for Black Velvet Canyon. Follow the usual approach trail until you reach the spot where you would head uphill to Whiskey Peak. At this point, descend to the right (north) into the wash. Climb out on the opposite side and follow some trail threads west to the cliffs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.3 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Burlap Buttress:
Arrow Place   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Children of the Sun 10b   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
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Featured Route For Burlap Buttress
Riding the sandstone wave on Wishbone. <br /> <br />Photo: Larry DeAngelo

Wish Bone 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Burlap Buttress
Approximately 100' to the right of Arrow Place is a prominent undulating crack system. The middle of the first pitch is interesting and entertaining. However the start and finish of the first pitch involves deceptively awkward climbing and tenuous, hard-to-get gear. The offwidth bomb-bay chimney at the top of pitch one is short but intimidating. And gear can only really be gotten very deep in the crack. The belay at the top of P.1 is a manky collection of aging detritus. It is more of a histo...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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By BFK
From: San Francisco
Apr 2, 2012
Anyone know what the sport route to the left of Arrow Place is? We did it and thought it was fun, just one hard move at the bottom which we thought maybe 10+, afterwards really fun 10- moves on the flake to reach the arete. Shares Anchors with P1 of Arrow Place.