Madsen's Buttress Rock Climbing
The big crag across from the Snow Creek Parking lot with the obvious overhanging roof known as the Visor. This area has several routes but few are climbed with any frequency.
Head up from the road.
Climbing Season For the Icicle Creek area.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Madsen's Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Madsen's Buttress:
Featured Route For Madsen's Buttress
Viser Chimney 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WA
: Central-East Cascades, Wena...
: ... : Madsen's Buttress
Long ignored, but deserving more attention. The chimney can be climbed mostly as a straight in crack. The crux is some steep face climbing getting into the chimney.When I was on this some very large rocks peeled off near the start. It is cleaner now, but requires some thin insecure face moves that are very hard to protect. There is a shallow cam placement on the left side but the rock is soft there. I was considering adding a bolt. If you climb this let me know if you think it is needed....[more] Browse More Classics in WA