Jack Russell Buttress
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|Type: ||Trad, 4 pitches, 980 feet, Grade II|
|FA: ||Paul Ross. Layne Potter|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Mar 30, 2003|
BETA PHOTO: The routes on the Triple Buttress.
Located on the Triple Slab Buttress. This is the second major formation right of Three Fingers Canyon. Drive 6.1miles from I.70 on main dirt road turn right on high clearance road that leads to Three Finger canyon, after 1.7 miles turn right and park ..Directly in front is the Triple Slab Buttress .Jack Russell climbs the central slab .. See Photo..Route B.....
P1)Climb directly up the central pillar structure via a shallow groove with a hairline crack. Some cam placements at 100'. 180' 5.6R. bolt belay.
P2) Scramble 70' into gully/groove on left. From here move out right onto open slab and take a slightly diagonal line over a prominent pillar to bolt belay 200' 5.5
P3)Straight up nice open slab to bolt belay 5.6
P4)From here 4th class left up slab left of a large cleft to summit and register 400'.
Descend the route. See photo Route B.........
Canalot cams. #1 ,#2and a #3.Slings Two 9mm x 200' ropes