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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.

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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 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Children of the Sun 10b   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
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First pitch traverse right after clipping directional bolt.

Children of the Sun 10b 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b  NV : Red Rock : ... : Burlap Buttress
Really fun route with good belay ledges, mostly good rock, and some memorable moments. Pitch 1 - 5.8+ (150') Head up and slightly to the right passing eight bolts, a rappel anchor on the left, and a ninth bolt that's great as a directional before making a right and easily traversing to a gear anchor at the base of a crack. Instead of making the traverse right, you can belay at the aforementioned rappel anchor and start the second pitch by continuing up and right past three bolts and joining the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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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.