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Carbuncle Buttress

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Handy T 
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Made to be Broken S 
Riddler's Delight T 

Carbuncle Buttress  

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BETA PHOTO: Carbuncle Buttress, above The Zion Lodge

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This crag has a bunch of nice single pitch sub-5.10 routes and a few fun longer routes. Some of them require two ropes to rappel. This area gets afternoon sun.

Getting There 

It's a short uphill hike on a climbers' path starting just down canyon from the main Zion Lodge building. Park there, or take the shuttle, depending on the season.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Carbuncle Buttress:
Just Another Jam   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 90'   
Handy   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 90'   
Riddler's Delight   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 7 pitches, 800'   
Made to be Broken   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Sport, 5 pitches, 600'   
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The rope is on Handy [5.9]. Climber to the left is...

Handy 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Zion National Park : Carbuncle Buttress
The left-facing corner just to the right of Just Another Jam. Starts in an unprotected water runnel, then up the corner, which ranges from fingers to 6". Shares the same upper section and anchors as Just Another Jam. Not as good as its neighbor, with some questionable rock in the wide section....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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