East Buttress Rock Climbing
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This is the smaller cliff located out right (east) of the main Ophir Wall. This is home to a few good single pitch routes. It is west-facing, so it is cooler early and sunnier later in the day.
From the Ophir Wall parking area, enter the boulderfields below the wall and traverse to the far right staying relatively low. It takes approximately 15 minutes.
Climbing Season For the Ophir area.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Buttress:
The Slot 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Goldrush 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For East Buttress
Adagio 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CO
: Telluride/Norwood area
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To find this climb, look for a large dead tree trunk at the base of the East Buttress on a ledge above the talus. Belay on this ledge.The climb follows a right-facing corner up towards a small roof. Climb this corner, with difficult beginning moves, up to the small roof, skirt this on its right side and continue up cracks to easier ground above. A tree, up and left with slings on it, is the shortest option for ending the climb. Another option is to continue up to the top of cliff by following a ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO