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Main Buttress  


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Submitted By: Justin Marlen on Mar 13, 2009
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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 Routes

['4 Stars',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
Blue Monday

Blue Monday 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  MT : Blue Cloud : Main Buttress
This is an interesting line. The route begins with a dihedral, and then a fun move to the right to get on top of a column. Stem past a slabby section and a chickenhead to the crack. Continue up and slightly left to the belay ledge....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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