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Center Buttress  


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Administrators: saxfiend, Edward Medina, Ryan Williams, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ryan Williams on Nov 3, 2011
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Description 

This area describes the routes on the front of the large buttress that divides the Circus Wall and the Fire Wall.

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Climbing Season



Weather station 3.9 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 Center Buttress:
Sentinel Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Super Direct   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
Edge of Fire   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Center Buttress
Looking down the 2nd pitch to the crows nest ledge

Sentinel Buttress 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  NC : Moore's Wall : ... : Center Buttress
A fantastic introduction to leading trad in North Carolina. P1Starts at the foot of the buttress and heads up to the Crow's Nest (many variations). Terrain is easier to the left side of the face but gear placements are more plentiful to the right. Choose your adventure. P2Walk onto the big ledge on the west side of the buttress. Follow the obvious notch for 90' of cruiser climbing and good exposure, traverse right and up under the bulge to top out. Walk off or rap back to the Crow's Nest (a 60...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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