Memorial Day Buttress Rock Climbing
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This large and broad Buttress sits several hundred feet above the Bongeater Buttress. These routes historically been put up traditionally and tend to be multi-pitches. Excellent granite prevails, seemingly even up high on the crag.
The Ruckman Guide mentions the best approach to it as via skirting the Cresecent Crack buttress and then heading up and west. Another possibility may be to park at the parking lot on the north side of the mouth of LCC and then ascend up and past the Prowser and Bongeater Buttress until the base of the Memorial Day Buttress is reached. Whichever trail you choose, plan on a good little hike of about 45 minutes to get ot the base. It's worth it!
Climbing Season For the Little Cottonwood Canyon area.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Memorial Day Buttress
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Featured Route For Memorial Day Buttress
Aggression 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Memorial Day Buttress
Short. This one makes Plumb Line seem like a full 60m pitch. 6-7 finger locks, a few .3 camalots and your on top. Not a gimme, but the length makes it an easy onsight for your ego. Could be bouldered honestly if you feel good about it. I chose not to but its that short. Do a couple laps continuously to actually make it seem like a real climb. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT