Ginger Buttress Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Cloud Tower reaching the skyline on the right, Gin...
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This is the triangular buttress left of Cloud Tower. It does not really have a distictive summit but merges into the main wall above.
Follow the Approach most of the way to Cloud Tower. Before you get on the approach ramp that swings right, you will see the Ginger Buttress above you at the top of an alcove. Stay on the trail as long as possible to avoid nasty bushwhacking. At the last moment, cut left under the buttress and head up the drainage of the alcove to the base of Ginger Buttress.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Ginger Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ginger Buttress:
Power Failure 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 450'
Featured Route For Ginger Buttress
Blade Runner (AKA The Ginger Arête) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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High on the east face of Rainbow Mountain and just above Ginger Cracks is a striking, 350 knife-edge arête. Blade Runner - AKA The Ginger Arête - climbs this spectacular feature in three wild pitches. The line, which is easily visible from the highway (and unmistakable when illuminated by the rising sun), is both really fun climbing and, for those capable of climbing the grade, destined to become the natural finish to Ginger Cracks. Taken individually, these two routes are both great, but li...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
BETA PHOTO: Ginger cracks is to the right of the arete and uni...