Jackrabbit Buttress is the prominent feature on the north flank of the entrance to Juniper Canyon, directly across from Crimson Chrysalis on Cloud Tower. Several interesting grade II and III routes and a great deal of unrealized potential exist on Jackrabbit Buttress. This area isn't as well known as many others and consequently doesn't get the kind of traffic as many areas at the Red Rocks.
Approach the same as for Juniper Canyon, but instead of heading right towards Olive Oil on Rose Tower or left towards the Ginger Cracks / Cloud Tower Area, go straight to the base of this obvious buttress.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Jackrabbit Buttress:
Geronimo 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 4 pitches
MysterZ 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 7 pitches, 800'
Ernest Stemmingway 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 5 pitches, 700'
Smooth Operator 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Juggernaut 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
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Blind Spot 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Jackrabbit Buttress
Start in the corridor behind the huge boulder immediately to the left of the Black Pearl recess. Follow the obvious chimney to where it turns into an offwidth at an overhang about twenty feet up. Squeeze past the bulge. Limited maneuvering room and restricted visibility make this the crux. Continue up the crack a short distance and belay. (There is probably enough rope to do the climb in a single pitch, but it is likely you have left your big cam down at the bulge and it will come in handy a...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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