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Working up the arete.
Photo by Alex Herbert.
Climbs the overhanging arete. Amazing moves, amazing rock, not so amazing proximity to I-70.
Park at the trailhead parking just north of I-70 at exit 201. Walk down the on-ramp until the first light pole, turn right and walk up a fairly obvious trail for about 50 feet. You can see the boulder (more of a mini-cliff) from the highway.
Pads and, if you can swing one, a spotter. Also recommended is a pair of headphones to drown out the traffic.
|Comments on Frisco Buttress
|By nate post|
Oct 11, 2012
I believe Steve Mammen back in the '80s got the first ascent on Frisco Buttress as well as Via The Hot One. The best two boulder problems in Summit County that I know of.