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Burlap Buttress

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Location: 36.03662, -115.46442 View Map  Incorrect?
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BFK on Arrow Place P1

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.


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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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Arrow Place start

Arrow Place 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  NV : Red Rock : ... : Burlap Buttress
As you reach the base of the buttress, bear slightly right. this route faces northeast and follows a prominent, steep, left-facing dihedral for the first pitch. The start is immediately above a yucca. P1 goes up the thin crack for 80 or 90 feet to a bolted station. For P2, step back into the crack and follow it straight up for another 80 or 90 feet, to another bolted station. You can rappel from this point with a single 60-meter rope. There are additional pitches possible, but the rock qua...[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.