First Buttress Rock Climbing
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The First Buttress doesn't have very much quality climbing on it; only a few routes have been done here.
Take the climber's access trail to the water pipe; go right to the first crag.
Weather station 2.2 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in First Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for First Buttress:
Featured Route For First Buttress
Wandering Jew 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
: Boulder Canyon
: ... : First Buttress
This is an alright climb that is belayed just to the right of Flash Dihedral. Protect just right above the belay and traverse right across the slab. There are several protection spots along here if you fear a fall.EDIT: There is a better belay spot(read less drag) at the corner mentioned below. No real difference made with the climb.There is a square roof when traversing along the slab. The real climb starts at the corner just to the right and down from that area. Start moving up the corner to a...[more] Browse More Classics in CO