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Mississippi Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 6, 2009
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This represents the northern end of the 'Stanage Popular' area. Here the edge becomes more continuous with buttress after buttress of quality rock.

Perhaps the best route here is Mississippi Buttress Direct, but its closely followed by several others.

Getting There 

From the popular parking area, head up to the edge and follow along the continuous section until it starts to end.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mississippi Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mississippi Buttress:
Mississippi Buttress Direct   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 60'   
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Featured Route For Mississippi Buttress
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Mississippi Buttress Direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Mississippi Buttress
One of the best VS routes at Stanage and one of my favorite routes of all time. Sustained, varied, steep, aesthetic- this is the definition of classic. The climb generally follows a left facing flake system in a shallow corner on the face of Mississippi Buttress. Make a bouldery start on angular, slightly overhanging sandstone fins to gain a bridging rest. Here the rock begins to feel more like grit. Using a series of hand jams, improbably high steps, and bold smears on the left side of the corn...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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