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'
Featured Route For East Buttress
Block Party 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CO
: Telluride/Norwood area
: ... : East Buttress
This is another great sport route! Block Party starts on big jugs, which vanish completely beneath a smooth, vertical headwall. The crux couldn't be more obvious. Pull down on small crimps and try to find purchase for your feet, then trend up and right on broken ground. This is a good route for those who boulder a lot.Apparently, this route was boldly put up on gear by legends Henry Barber and Charlie Fowler; bolts were added later by Antoine Savelli. The route is quite popular in...[more] Browse More Classics in CO