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.
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'
Featured Route For East Buttress
Sugar Mama 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: Telluride/Norwood area
: ... : East Buttress
This is a classic case of a pretty line and a not very good climb. Uphill from The Slot and just below Chestnut, look for a cool looking, dark corner.Climb this corner to a ledge just below where the corner looks blank. Here you make a decision. Traverse left to easier ground and use the Chestnut tree anchor to descend OR continue up the blank corner at about 5.9 R....[more] Browse More Classics in CO