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Jackrabbit Buttress

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Jackrabbit Buttress 


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Location: 36.11555, -115.49142 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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.

Note that the Jackrabbit Buttress is a large and complex area. The southernmost section, which overlooks Juniper Canyon, extends around to the area of Myster Z. A little farther north, to the right of a broken, brushy gully, is the area of Geronimo. Still further to the right, near the entry to the narrow canyon bordering the Rose Tower is the scattering of routes including Stuffed Animals on Prozac.

The northern face of the Jackrabbit Buttress is the Aquarium Wall, which is listed separately.


Getting There 

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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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Jackrabbit Buttress:
Geronimo   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches   
MysterZ   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 7 pitches, 800'   
Ernest Stemmingway   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 700'   
Smooth Operator   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   
Juggernaut   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Featured Route For Jackrabbit Buttress

MysterZ 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  NV : Red Rock : ... : Jackrabbit Buttress
The route starts in a small cave with a tree about 15 feet up out of the prominent bushy gully, and ends at the top of Jackrabbit Buttress. Two pitches of 5.7 chimney, roof and hand cracks leads to a "zebra striped" slab. A full pitch of up and over left on easy climbing deposits you at a small tree at the base of a nice 5.6 black finger crack that angles up and right. This pitch ends at a chimney beside a large block atop a detached pillar. Behind this pillar is a large bush in a bomb-bay flari...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Mar 28, 2012

Anybody know what the striking crack is you can see off to the climber's right of MysterZ? Starts wide then goes to splitter hands? Looks pretty cool.