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Main Buttress

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Main Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This is the tallest wall at Blue Cloud. It faces west and thus receives afternoon sun. There are a few trad routes, and a handful of bolted ones.

Getting There 

This is the first wall you will encounter on the approach trail from the parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Buttress:
Dos Amigos   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 140'   
Blue Monday   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Book of Payne   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Main Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Stuart Ames finishing up Dreams of an Alpinist.

Dreams of an Alpinist 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b MT : Blue Cloud : Main Buttress
The route begins on an easy, although run out face. Climb to the big horizontal crack about forty feet up. It would be wise to construct an anchor here, because this is the only pro to be found for the crux. Continue past the bulge, and mantle up to where you can gain the crack system. Follow the good crack to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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