Flying Buttress Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Flying Buttress 2003
This rock section lies just left of the summmit wall and hosts a nice collection of dihedrals and cracks, although protection might be problematic according to the Wasatch North Climbing guide.
Follow the Draper or Alpine route as described to reach the Lone Peak Cirque and then approach the next biggest rock pinnacle left of Lone Peak Summit.
Climbing Season For the Lone Peak Cirque area.
Weather station 6.5 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Flying Buttress
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Featured Route For Flying Buttress
Penny Arcade 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Flying Buttress
All I really recall was the first pitch stemming dihedral was really nice, and takes a bunch of small but solid stoppers. Makes a nice "bonus route" when you're wiped out from the hike in, or on your second morning in the cirque, when the idea of starting a climb in the shade seems unappealing.Morning sun!!! Pitch 1. Follow the rather thin corner system up to a ledge. Pitch 2. Continue up the corner for 40' then traverse right and continue up the face to an offwidth which can be ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT